FDA approves J&J’s Tremfya self-injection pen for psoriasis

FDA has approved Johnson & Johnson’s patient-controlled injector for Tremfya, a treatment for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

The self-injection approval may help Tremfya compete with AbbVie’s (NYSE:ABBV) Humira pen, which was previously approved for self-injection by psoriasis patients.

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Pharma stocks fall as Rep. Cummings launches drug pricing investigation

pillsChairman of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) launched an investigation today into the drug pricing practices of 12 pharmaceutical companies.

A number of companies named in the investigation saw their stock prices fall, including Amgen (NSDQ:AMGN), AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN), Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) and Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO). A hearing is reportedly set for Jan. 29 and will include patients affected by rising drug costs.

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