Amgen Receives the US FDA’s Approval of Wezlana (Biosimilar, ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Multiple Inflammatory Diseases
- The approval was granted based on scientific evidence showing high similarity to Stelara with no clinically meaningful differences in safety and effectiveness and met the criteria to be interchangeable with Stelara
- Wezlana has been approved for the adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy, active psoriatic arthritis, moderately to severely active Crohn's disease and moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
- It has also been approved for pediatric patients aged 6 yrs. to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy and active psoriatic arthritis
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