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According to the article, the drug known as RoActemra or Tocilizumab has been approved for usage in children over the age of 2, who are suffering from Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, or Still’s Disease, in the EU.

This is very good news, as I have heard nothing but good things about the drug so far. I also have a fellow Still’s buddy who is doing very well on it.  Only recently, I posted about an article on a young girl who had been refused funding for Tocilizumab by her local PCT, one reason being due to her age.

I hope that the news gives this family, and others, another treatent option and, more importantly, some relief.

L

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