When Topical Rx Therapies Are Not Enough...
Fast Itch Relief that Lasts

In 3 pivotal trials, adult patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis not adequately controlled with topical prescription treatments were randomized to DUPIXENT 300 mg Q2W or placebo. In Trial 3, concomitant TCS was used. An endpoint included the reduction in itch from baseline to Week 16 (all trials) and 52 (Trial 3), as defined by ≥4-point improvement in the Peak Pruritus numerical rating scale (NRS).1-3

Significant Itch Relief

Significant itch reduction (Peak Pruritus NRS) at Week 2 and Week 16 with DUPIXENT in Trial 1 (secondary endpoint)1,4,5,a,b
Trial 1: Monotherapy at 16 Weeks
  • 36% of adult patients with DUPIXENT (n=225) achieved ≥4‑point reduction in Peak Pruritus NRS score vs 10% with placebo at Week 16 in Trial 2 (n=221; P<0.001)1,5

Adult patients experienced a ≥4-point reduction in itch after the first dose as measured at Week 2 (≈9% vs ≈3%)1,4

  1. Subjects who received rescue treatment or with missing data were considered nonresponders.
  2. Full Analysis Set (FAS) includes all subjects randomized.

Sustained itch relief

Sustained itch reduction (Peak Pruritus NRS) at 1 year with DUPIXENT + TCS in Trial 3 (secondary endpoint)2,4,a-c

Trial 3: Concomitant Therapy With TCS

Long-term itch reduction up to 52 weeks2

  1. Subjects who received rescue treatment or with missing data were considered nonresponders.
  2. FAS includes all subjects randomized.
  3. In Trial 3, as needed, subjects received topical calcineurin inhibitors for problem areas only, such as the face, neck, and intertriginous and genital areas.
  4. Week 52 data were limited to patients completing 52 weeks as of the cutoff date.

Pruritus NRS assesses the average itch intensity over the previous 24 hours3

A patient-reported measure that uses a 0- to 10-point scale, with which patients are asked3:


“On a scale of 0 to 10, how would you rate your itch overall (on average) during the previous 24 hours?”

None
The Worst
Imaginable

A reduction of at least 4 points in pruritus NRS from baseline is a clinically meaningful change.1

EASI, Eczema Area and Severity Index; NRS, numerical rating scale.

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  2. Simpson EL, Bieber T, Guttman-Yassky E, et al; SOLO 1 and SOLO 2 Investigators. Two phase 3 trials of dupilumab versus placebo in atopic dermatitis. N Engl J Med. 2016;375(24):2335-2348.
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  4. Data on file, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  5. Gittler JK, Shemer A, Suárez-Fariñas M, et al. Progressive activation of Th2/Th22 cytokines and selective epidermal proteins characterizes acute and chronic atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012:130(6):1344-1354.
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  11. Data on file, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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  34. Data on file, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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  36. Gittler JK, Shemer A, Suárez-Fariñas M, et al. Progressive activation of Th2/Th22 cytokines and selective epidermal proteins characterizes acute and chronic atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;130(6):1344-1354.
  37. DUPIXENT Prescribing Information. March 2019.
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  39. Data on file, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.