Cardiologists Continue to Lag Nephrologists When It Comes to the Adoption of Vifor/Relypsa’s Veltassa for Hyperkalemia, but Prescribers in Both Specialties Report Mounting Market Access Pressure

At nearly two years post launch, close to 90% of nephrologists are using Veltassa compared to 61% of cardiologists and promotion could be a major factor in the difference between the specialties according to the latest quarterly update from Spherix…

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Advanced Practice Providers Treat Significantly More of their Multiple Sclerosis Patients with Monoclonal Antibody Disease-Modifying Therapies Compared to Neurologists in the US

Market access restrictions for these high efficacy therapies may be hindering their ability to optimally treat their clinically complex, relapsing patients, according to a new report from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —…

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The Renal Anemia Market is on the Cusp of Change Beginning with the FDA Approval of Keryx Biopharmaceutical’s Auryxia for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease, Not on Dialysis (CKD-ND)

New indication should bolster sales of Auryxia according to the latest reports from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier today Keryx announced the second approval for Auryxia (ferric citrate) to treat iron…

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Janssen’s Stelara and Novartis’ Cosentyx Take the Cake When Psoriasis Patients Switch between Biologic/Otezla Agents, According To a Recent Audit of Nearly 1,000 Recently Switched Psoriasis Patients Conducted by Spherix Global Insights

Over one in five psoriasis patients are reported to switch between biologics or Celgene’s Otezla to a different brand within a given year Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., October 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spherix Global Insights announces the release of…

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US Rheumatologists Report that Use of Biologic/JAK Monotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis is Greatest for Pfizer’s Xeljanz, Roche/Genentech’s Actemra, and Sanofi/Regeneron’s Recently Launched Kevzara

Use of biologic/JAK monotherapy is primarily driven by adequate patient response on monotherapy, tolerability issues with traditional DMARDs, or comorbidities preventing use, according to recent findings from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., October 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —…

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US Rheumatologists Teed Up for Rapid Adoption of BMS’ Orencia in Psoriatic Arthritis, Though the Real Game Changer Could Come with the Approval of Pfizer’s Xeljanz

Half of all surveyed rheumatologists agree a new oral small molecule would be of greater use in psoriatic arthritis than any additional alternative mechanism of action biologic, according to recent findings from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa.,…

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