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AbbVie Maintains Xeljanz Safety Concerns Don’t Spill Over To Rinvoq

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Responding to Pfizer post-marketing data indicating risk for CV events or cancer in patients taking Xeljanz, AbbVie tells Q4 earnings call that a more selective JAK inhibitor like Rinvoq will offer better safety.

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