Mepolizumab

Drug Profile

Mepolizumab

Alternative Names: 240563; Bosatria; Mepolizamab; Nucala; SB-240563

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GlaxoSmithKline
  • Developer GlaxoSmithKline; McMaster University
  • Class Antiasthmatics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Interleukin 5 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Hypereosinophilic syndrome; Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Asthma
  • Phase III Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Churg-Strauss syndrome; Hypereosinophilic syndrome
  • Phase II Atopic dermatitis; Nasal polyps
  • No development reported Eosinophilic oesophagitis

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Apr 2017 GlaxoSmithKline plans a phase III trial for Asthma (NCT03099096)
  • 23 Mar 2017 GlaxoSmithKline plans a phase III trial for Nasal polyps (NCT03085797)
  • 21 Mar 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Atopic dermatitis (In adults, In the elderly) in Canada (SC) (NCT03055195)
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