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Monday, Sep 17
2012, 2:36 PM
Pfizer (PFE -0.7%) says Phase 3 studies of its tofacitinib monotherapy program for rheumatoid...
Pfizer (PFE -0.7%) says Phase 3 studies of its tofacitinib monotherapy program for rheumatoid arthritis show it superior to methotrexate in inhibiting structural damage and reducing signs and symptoms in methotrexate-naïve patients. If approved, tofacitinib would be the first treatment in a new class of medicines - known as JAK inhibitors - and the first new oral disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug in more than 10 years.