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Nov 04, 2019

AbbVie to Showcase Depth of Immunology Portfolio and Pipeline at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present data from multiple studies of RINVOQ™ (upadacitinib), HUMIRA® (adalimumab) and SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab) at the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ACR/ARP) Annual Meeting, November 8-13, in Atlanta. A total of 38 abstracts will be presented across multiple rheumatic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

Nov 01, 2019

AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019.

Oct 31, 2019

RINVOQ™ (upadacitinib) Meets Primary and All Ranked Secondary Endpoints in Phase 3 Study in Psoriatic Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive top-line data from the SELECT-PsA 2 Phase 3 study. In this study, both doses of RINVOQ™ (upadacitinib; 15 mg and 30 mg, once daily) met the primary endpoint of ACR20 response at week 12 versus placebo in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis who have responded inadequately to one or more biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (bDMARDs).1 In addition, patients on both doses of RINVOQ achieved significantly greater responses compared to placebo for all ranked secondary endpoints.1 SELECT-PsA 2 is the first study evaluating the efficacy and safety of RINVOQ in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.1 RINVOQ, a selective and reversible JAK inhibitor discovered and developed by AbbVie, is being studied as a once-daily therapy in psoriatic arthritis and multiple immune-mediated diseases1,3-10

Oct 29, 2019

AbbVie Launches Let Me Be Clear to Empower People with Psoriasis to Speak Up and Seek Freedom from Their Disease

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of Let Me Be Clear, an empowerment platform for people living with psoriasis. The initiative, which launches on World Psoriasis Day, invites people living with psoriasis to share their story, discuss what freedom from psoriasis would mean to them and access tools to have clear and informed conversations with their physicians.

Oct 25, 2019

AbbVie Announces Commencement of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for Allergan Notes

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) ("AbbVie") announced today the commencement, in connection with its previously announced acquisition of Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), of offers to exchange any and all outstanding notes of certain series issued by Allergan Finance, LLC ("Allergan Finance"), Allergan, Inc. ("Allergan Inc"), Allergan Sales, LLC ("Allergan Sales") and Allergan Funding SCS ("Allergan Funding" and, together with Allergan Finance, Allergan Inc and Allergan Sales, "Allergan") for new notes to be issued by AbbVie (the "AbbVie Notes").

Oct 24, 2019

AbbVie to Present at the Wolfe Research Inaugural Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the Wolfe Research Inaugural Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 6.  Richard A. Gonzalez, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at 8:30 a.m. Central time.  

Oct 24, 2019

AbbVie Announces Collaboration with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, announced today a strategic collaboration in which AbbVie will develop a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator compound licensed from the Foundation. Under the terms of the agreement, AbbVie will advance the potentiator into clinical development for potential use in combination treatments for cystic fibrosis (CF).

Oct 18, 2019

AbbVie Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for Upadacitinib (RINVOQ™) for the Treatment of Adults with Moderate to Severe Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion for RINVOQ (upadacitinib), a once-daily selective and reversible JAK inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis who have responded inadequately to, or who are intolerant to one or more disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). The positive opinion is for use of upadacitinib as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate.

Oct 09, 2019

AbbVie Announces New Data from its Dermatology Portfolio and Pipeline at the 28th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will present new results evaluating the safety and efficacy of SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab) at 2.5 years in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, as well as additional data on HUMIRA® (adalimumab) and the investigational JAK inhibitor upadacitinib, at the 28th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress, October 9-13, in Madrid.

Oct 08, 2019

AbbVie to Host Third-Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will announce its third-quarter 2019 financial results on Friday, November 1 before the market opens. AbbVie will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern). It will be accessible through AbbVie's Investor Relations website investors.abbvie.com. An archived edition of the session will be available later that day.