Genentech Reports Positive Results of Rituxan (rituximab) in P-III PEMPHIX Study to Treat Patients with Moderate to Severe Pemphigus Vulgaris

Genentech Reports Positive Results of Rituxan (rituximab) in P-III PEMPHIX Study to Treat Patients with Moderate to Severe Pemphigus Vulgaris

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  • The P-III PEMPHIX Study (NCT02383589) involves assessing of Rituxan (1000mg, IV) vs mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in patients with moderate to severe active pemphigus vulgaris
  • The P-III PEMPHIX study met its 1EPs & 2EPs and further demonstrated superior results to MMF in regards to sustained complete remission
  • Rituxan (rituximab) is a mAb used to target cancer cells with CD20 marker and is a novel therapy approved by the US FDA in June 2018 for pemphigus vulgaris on basis of Ritux 3 clinical trial

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