The first targeted C3 therapy approved in CanadaApproval based on results from head-to-head PEGASUS phase 3 study where Empaveli™ demonstrated superiority to eculizumab in improving hemoglobin levels1On trial, transfusion avoidance was achieved by 85.4% patients in the Empaveli group versus 15.4% in the eculizumab group1 WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sobi North America, the North American affiliate of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi®) (STO:SOBI), announced today that Health
Sobi North America, a unit of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB, said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized its arthritis drug for treatment of high-risk hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The drug, already approved in the European Union for treating COVID, has been authorized in the United States to treat patients with pneumonia who require oxygen support and those at risk of developing severe respiratory failure. The authorization of Sobi's Kineret adds another option for COVID treatment in the United States, as the disease moves from a pandemic to an endemic stage.
Early treatment with KINERET reduced disease progression by 64 percent in hospitalized COVID-19 patientsi WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sobi North America, the North American affiliate of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi®), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for KINERET® (anakinra) for the treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adult patients who are hospitalized with positive results of d