NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved SKYRIZI® (risankizumab, 150 mg, subcutaneous injection at week 0, week 4 and every 12 weeks thereafter) alone or in combination with methotrexate (MTX), for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adults who have had an inadequate response or who have been intolerant to one or more disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Marking the second indication for SKYRIZI, the Marketing Authorization will be valid in all member states of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Northern Ireland.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced results from new post-hoc analyses from the Phase 3 SELECT-PsA 1 and SELECT-PsA 2 trials assessing the efficacy of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) on axial symptoms in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and axial involvement. The analysis showed that patients with active PsA demonstrated numerically greater clinical responses related to their axial involvement with upadacitinib (15 mg, once daily) compared to placebo at week 24 across both studies and consistently numerically higher responses compared to HUMIRA® (adalimumab) at week 24 in SELECT-PsA 1.1

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new results from a post-hoc analysis of the Phase 3 SELECT-BEYOND clinical trial evaluating RINVOQ® (upadacitinib; 15 mg, once daily) in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on stable background of conventional synthetic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (csDMARDs) with prior inadequate response or intolerance to at least one biologic DMARD.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the presentation of integrated data from two Phase 3 clinical trials, KEEPsAKE 1 and KEEPsAKE 2, evaluating the efficacy and safety of risankizumab (SKYRIZI®) in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). The data showed that 24-weeks of treatment with risankizumab resulted in greater improvements in PsA signs and symptoms compared with placebo with no new safety signals.1 These results will be featured in an American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence 2021 plenary session on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9:45-10 a.m. CT (Abstract #0453).

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the presentation of new data on RINVOQ® (upadacitinib), SKYRIZI® (risankizumab) and HUMIRA® (adalimumab) across multiple rheumatic diseases at the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting (ACR Convergence 2021), to be held virtually Nov. 3-9. A total of 38 abstracts, including two oral presentations and one plenary session presentation, will be presented from a broad range of studies in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. 

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended the approval of risankizumab (SKYRIZI®, 150 mg, subcutaneous injection at week 0, week 4 and every 12 weeks thereafter) alone or in combination with methotrexate (MTX), for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adults who have had an inadequate response or who have been intolerant to one or more disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). The CHMP positive opinion is a scientific recommendation for marketing authorization to the European Commission, which authorizes marketing approval in the European Union.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced positive top-line results from the first of two studies of the Phase 3 SELECT-AXIS 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of RINVOQ® (upadacitinib; 15 mg, once daily) in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) who had an inadequate response to biologic DMARD therapy. In this study, RINVOQ met its primary endpoint of Assessment in SpondyloArthritis International Society (ASAS) 40 response and all ranked secondary endpoints at week 14.1 Significantly more RINVOQ-treated patients achieved ASAS40 response at week 14 compared to placebo (45 percent versus 18 percent; p<0.0001).1

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced positive top-line results from Study 2 of the Phase 3 SELECT-AXIS 2 clinical trial in adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA), showing upadacitinib (RINVOQ®; 15 mg, once daily) met the primary endpoint of Assessment in SpondyloArthritis International Society (ASAS) 40 response and the majority of ranked secondary endpoints at week 14.1 Significantly more upadacitinib-treated patients achieved ASAS40 response at week 14 compared to placebo (45 percent versus 23 percent; p<0.0001).1 

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced new data on the investigational use of risankizumab (SKYRIZI®) in Crohn's disease, upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) in ulcerative colitis and HUMIRA® (adalimumab) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will be presented as live presentations and e-Posters at the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week Virtual 2021, to be held October 3-5. AbbVie is presenting a total of 13 abstracts, across a broad range of studies in IBD, including two late-breaking maintenance studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of risankizumab in Crohn's disease and upadacitinib in ulcerative colitis at 52 weeks.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today presented results from new Phase 3 data analyses of KEEPsAKE-1 and KEEPsAKE-2, evaluating risankizumab (SKYRIZI®, 150 mg) in adults with active psoriatic arthritis for one year (52 weeks).1 These results were featured during the "Late Breaking News, Reviews and Updates" session at the 30th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Virtual Congress.