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Roche's RoActemra gets EU label extension for damage prevention

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The EU's CHMP has supported an extension of indication of Roche's first-in-class interleukin-6 (IL-6) inhibitor RoActemra (tocilizumab; also known as Actemra) to include the reduction of rate of progression of joint damage and improvement of physical function in adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) when given in combination with methotrexate.



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