IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company (NYSE: ABBV), today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Soliton, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLY). The addition of Soliton and its technology complements Allergan Aesthetics' portfolio of non-invasive body contouring treatments to now include a proven treatment for the appearance of cellulite.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved RINVOQ® (upadacitinib; 15 mg, once daily) for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to one or more tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers.1
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, an AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) company, today announced that VUITY™ (pilocarpine HCl ophthalmic solution) 1.25%, the first and only eye drop approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat presbyopia, is now available by prescription in pharmacies nationwide. Presbyopia, or age-related blurry near vision, can be diagnosed through a basic eye exam by an eye doctor (optometrist or ophthalmologist) and is a common and progressive eye condition that affects 128 million Americans, or nearly half of the U.S. adult population.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced positive top-line results from U-EXCEED, a Phase 3 induction study, showing upadacitinib (45 mg once daily) achieved both primary endpoints of clinical remissiona,b and endoscopic responsec at week 12.1 The U-EXCEED study enrolled patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease who had an inadequate response or were intolerant to biologic therapy, with over 60 percent having previously failed two or more biologics.1 U-EXCEED is the first of two Phase 3 induction studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of upadacitinib in adults with moderate to severe Crohn's disease.1
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced an update to the U.S. Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This update follows a Drug Safety Communication (DSC) issued on Sept. 1, 2021 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following its final review of the post-marketing study, ORAL Surveillance, evaluating XELJANZ® (tofacitinib) in patients with RA.1 The results of this study showed a higher rate of major adverse cardiac events (MACE), malignancy, mortality and thrombosis in XELJANZ (a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor) versus TNF blockers.1 The DSC and this label update apply to the class of systemically administered FDA-approved JAKs indicated for the treatment of RA and other inflammatory diseases.1
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) today announced it has submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval for risankizumab (SKYRIZI®, 600 mg intravenous (IV) induction and 360 mg subcutaneous (SC) maintenance therapy), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of patients 16 years and older with moderate to severe active Crohn's disease who have had inadequate response, lost response or were intolerant to conventional or biologic therapy. The submission is supported by three pivotal Phase 3 studies, ADVANCE, MOTIVATE and FORTIFY.1,2
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will participate in the 4th Annual Evercore ISI Virtual HealthCONx Conference on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Michael Severino, M.D., vice chairman and president, Robert A. Michael, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Jeffrey R. Stewart, executive vice president, commercial operations, will present at 11:10 a.m. CT.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will participate in the Piper Sandler 33rd Annual Virtual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Michael Severino, M.D., vice chairman and president, Robert A. Michael, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Jeffrey R. Stewart, executive vice president, commercial operations, will present at 9:30 a.m. CT.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that it will present six abstracts from its leading portfolio of aesthetic treatments and products at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) meeting taking place virtually November 19-21, 2021.
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