Comparable Efficacy and Safety of Brodalumab in Obese and Non-Obese Patients With Psoriasis: Analysis of 2 Randomized Controlled Trials.

Comparable Efficacy and Safety of Brodalumab in Obese and Non-Obese Patients With Psoriasis: Analysis of 2 Randomized Controlled Trials. Br J Dermatol. 2019 Jul 05;: Authors: Hsu S, Green LJ, Lebwohl MG, Wu JJ, Blauvelt A, Jacobson AA Abstract BACKGROUND: Obesity is associated with psoriasis and negatively affects response to therapy. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate efficacy and safety of brodalumab in non-obese vs obese patients with psoriasis. METHODS: In this post hoc analysis of the prospective, phase 3, multicentre, randomized, placebo- and active comparator-controlled AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3 trials, patients were randomized to treatment with brodalumab 210 mg every 2 weeks, ustekinumab, or placebo for a 12-week induction phase. At week 12, patients who received brodalumab 210 mg Q2W continued brodalumab, those treated with ustekinumab continued ustekinumab, and those who received placebo switched to brodalumab 210 mg every 2 weeks. Patients were categorized by body mass index (BMI) category (
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