FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Alopecia Areata

first drug to treat alopecia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first systemic treatment for the distressing autoimmune disease alopecia areata, more commonly referred to as just alopecia. This new drug, developed by Eli Lilly, is called Olumiant (baricitinib) and takes the form of a once-a-day pill. The approval of this drug by the FDA is […]