At week 24, minimal disease activity was attained in 25% of patients treated with 15 mg of upadacitinib and 29% of patients treated with 30 mg of upadacitinib compared with 3% of patients treated with placebo.
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The most common adverse events reported with upadacitinib were increased levels of serum creatine phosphokinase, alanine transaminases and aspartate transaminases. Nasopharyngitis and upper respiratory tract infection were also reported. No new safety signals were identified.
Michele B. Kaufman, PharmD, BCGP, is a freelance medical writer based in New York City and a pharmacist at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital.
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