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Baricitinib decreases anti‑dsDNA in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: results from a phase II double‑blind, randomized, placebo‑controlled trial

Arthritis Res Ther 2022;24(1):112 doi: 10.1186/s13075-022-02794-x

Evaluation of serological activity, including antibodies against double-stranded DNA (anti-dsDNA), suggests that baricitinib may influence B cell activity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

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Impact of belimumab on organ damage in systemic lupus erythematosus

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1002/acr.24901

Review of clinical trial and real-world data on the effects of belimumab on organ damage in adult patients with SLE shows that belimumab reduces key drivers of organ damage, decreases organ damage progression and, in those with lupus nephritis (LN), decreases renal-related events.

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Flares after Hydroxychloroquine Reduction or Discontinuation: Results from the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) Inception Cohort

Ann Rheum Dis. 2021:annrheumdis-2021-221295. Epub ahead of print

Evidence suggests that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) reduction/withdrawal may be safe in some stable patients, but in other settings it may be associated with disease flare. Almeida-Brasil, et al. sought to evaluate SLE flares following HCQ reduction or discontinuation versus HCQ maintenance. Their data suggest that maintaining HCQ was associated with a lower flare risk than reduction or discontinuation, even in patients with low disease activity or remission.

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Baricitinib for Lupus Erythematosus: A Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Trial

Lancet 2018;392:222–31

This international Phase 2 study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of baricitinib, an oral JAK-1 and -2 inhibitor, in patients with SLE who were not adequately controlled despite standard background therapy.

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