Mecasermin - Chiron/SkyePharma

Drug Profile

Mecasermin - Chiron/SkyePharma

Alternative Names: D 0601; DepoIGF-1; IGF-1 - Chiron/SkyePharma; IGF-1 - DepoFoam; Insulin-like growth factor-1 - Chiron/SkyePharma; Insulin-like growth factor-1 - DepoFoam; rhIGF-1 - Chiron/SkyePharma; Somatomedin-1 - Chiron/SkyePharma; Somatomedin-1 - DepoFoam

Latest Information Update: 10 Aug 2000

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At a glance

  • Originator Chiron Corporation
  • Developer Chiron Corporation; SkyePharma Inc
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Growth factors; Peptides
  • Mechanism of Action Insulin-like growth factor I stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Osteoarthritis

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Feb 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 10 Aug 2000 Discontinued-II for Osteoarthritis in USA (Intra-articular)
  • 14 Feb 2000 DepoTech is now called SkyePharma Inc
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