Lilly’s lebrikizumab with topical corticosteroids improved atopic dermatitis in the study

Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) has announced promising results from a Phase 3 study of patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD).

At 16 weeks, 70% of patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) taking both lebrikizumab and standard-of-care topical corticosteroids (TCS) achieved at least 75% improvement in overall disease severity (EASI-75*) in the ADhere trial.

The company made the announcement at the fourth annual Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Conference.

The combination of lebrikizumab, an experimental investigational interleukin (IL)-13 inhibitor, and topical corticosteroids also resulted in itch symptoms, sleep and quality of life compared with placebo and topical steroids.

“Today’s ADhere data, together with results from the ADvocate monotherapy studies, demonstrate the potential for lebrikizumab to reduce disease burden and provide relief for people with uncontrolled atopic dermatitis when used either al…

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