UCB Is RADIANT As Bimekizumab Beats Cosentyx For Psoriasis
IL-17A And IL-17F Inhibitor Just Filed In US And Europe
The psoriasis market is crowded and fiercely competitive but the Belgian group's bimekizumab has bested Novartis's interleukin-17A behemoth Cosentyx in a head-to-head study. Whether UCB goes it alone or signs up a large partner with a large marketing budget remains to be seen.
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The Swiss major's biggest seller rose 12% in the second quarter and while COVID-19 had an impact, and competition is on the rise, Cosentyx is still outpacing the market overall in psoriasis, while rheumatology should drive future growth.