Press Releases2017-09-13T20:17:34+00:00

Press Releases

Spherix Global Insights’ Recent Multiple Sclerosis Chart Audit Shows That the Current First-Line Opportunity for High-Efficacy Disease-Modifying Therapies, Including Genentech’s Ocrevus and Biogen’s Tysabri, May Be Limited By A Small Unfavorable Prognosis Segment Size

Conversely, new start shares for Teva's Copaxone, Biogen's Tecfidera, Genzyme's Aubagio, and EMD Serono's Rebif are buoyed by preferential prescribing among the high volume of patients presenting with a favorable long-term prognosis at the time of therapy initiation Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., February 12, 2019 ―With increasing focus on the early implementation of high-efficacy disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), US neurologists (n=213) estimate that one-third of their MS patients who started on their first-line DMT in the past year should have been offered a high-efficacy DMT based upon concerning risk factors for an unfavorable [...]

February 12, 2019|

Spherix Global Insights’ Quarterly Update on the US Migraine Prevention Market Confirms the Value of First-to-Market Status for Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig as Teva’s Ajovy and Eli Lilly’s Emgality Strive to Differentiate From the Class Leader and Each Other

With insurance coverage and patient cost frequent barriers to greater anti-CGRP brand uptake irrespective of the availability of free drug voucher programs, topiramate and Allergan’s Botox continue to be US neurologists and migraine/headache specialists’ most preferred and most prescribed migraine preventive therapies, according to a new report from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., /PRNewswire/ January 24, 2019 ― In the US migraine prevention market, Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig is benefiting from its first-to-market position in the anti-calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) class, which first saw the advent of competition following the September 2018 approvals of Teva’s Ajovy and [...]

January 23, 2019|

Recent Data Collected by Spherix Global Insights Highlights Key US vs. EU Differences Between Perceptions and Adoption of Eli Lilly’s Olumiant and Pfizer’s Xeljanz for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Despite the introduction of Olumiant to the US market in June of 2018, Xeljanz has been able to maintain preference among stateside rheumatologists; however, in the EU, where Olumiant secured the first-to-market position, the story is quite different. EXTON, Pa., January 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Analysis of Spherix Global Insights’ RealTime Dynamix™: Rheumatoid Arthritis market tracker and RealWorld Dynamix™: Biologic/JAK Switching in Rheumatoid Arthritis patient audit, including responses from US and European rheumatologists, reveals many similarities in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment but also some striking differences currently impacting treatment behaviors. Olumiant’s earlier launch in Europe has had a profound effect in [...]

January 16, 2019|

Janssen’s Stelara and Pfizer’s Xeljanz Battle Takeda’s Entyvio to Claim the Preferred Alternate Mechanism of Action Position in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Who Are Being Switched from Their Current Treatment

The practice of TNF inhibitor cycling is on the decline, according to Spherix Global Insights. These findings are based on a large-scale patient chart review of over 1,000 patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis who recently switched biologic or JAK inhibitor therapy. EXTON, Pa., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Global Insights published the third annual edition of RealWorld Dynamix™: Biologic/JAK Switching in IBD (US), a large-scale audit examining the charts of 1,006 inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients recently switched from one biologic/JAK inhibitor to another brand. The 2018 study found that TNF inhibitors were largely preferred for first-line [...]

January 14, 2019|

Spherix Global Insights’ Quarterly Update on the Multiple Sclerosis Market Reveals a Unique Role for Genzyme’s Aubagio As the Only Oral Standard-Efficacy Therapy for First-Line Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Currently positioned by US neurologists to compete with Novartis’ siponimod in the later-line secondary progressive multiple sclerosis patient segment, EMD Serono’s Mavenclad could compete most successfully by strategically positioning the brand for first-line use in highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new report from Spherix Global Insights Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., December 11, 2018 ―Oral disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) are neurologists’ most preferred therapeutic choice for first-line treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients. In the current quarter of the ongoing quarterly  RealTime Dynamix™: Multiple Sclerosis (US) report series, approximately half of US neurologists (n=100) would select [...]

December 11, 2018|

Spherix Global Insights Reports Sun Dermatology’s Ilumya Faces Challenges in A Crowded Psoriasis Market

In an increasingly competitive psoriasis market, Sun Dermatology will need to bolster representative contact to increase brand familiarity and provide physicians with a rationale on why their IL-23 inhibitor should be prescribed over Janssen's Tremfya. Download Report Overview EXTON, Pa., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Global Insights' fourth quarter update of RealTime Dynamix™: Psoriasis (US), which includes the feedback of 100 U.S. dermatologists, reveals that Ilumya will likely face an uphill battle for adoption. Conversely, Tremfya, the first IL-23 inhibitor to be FDA approved for the treatment of psoriasis, continues to grow, making it difficult for newcomer Ilumya to establish preference over Janssen's [...]

December 5, 2018|