Wednesday, January 20, 2021


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FDA Refuses to Approve Actemra Competitor, Citing Concerns Over Heart Attacks – Yet Actemra Carries No Such Warnings

One of the major problems with drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis is the side effects that can cause heart attacks, stroke, respiratory infections and other serious conditions.Supposedly, Actemra (tocilzumab), a product of Roche and Genentech, didn't cause these problems when it received FDA approval in 2010. However,...

Potential Actemra Competitor Fails to Gain FDA Approval

New Jersey-based pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson may not get FDA approval this week for a rheumatoid arthritis treatment the company had hoped would successfully compete with Actemra, a drug implicated in hundreds of deaths as well as respiratory infections and cardiac arrest. It turns out that the new...

Arthritis Medicine Actemra Has Potential Deadly Side Effects. What Did the Maker Know? Why Did the FDA Approve it?

An investigation by Stat News has revealed that approximately 1,100 patients have died as a result of taking a commonly-prescribed medication known as Actemra (tocilizumab). Most of those deaths resulted from heart attacks and lung disease – which are only two of the many unreported side effects of a...