Conestat alfa

Drug Profile

Conestat alfa

Alternative Names: Human C1 esterase inhibitor - Pharming; Recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor - Pharming; rhC1INH; Rhucin; Ruconest

Latest Information Update: 28 Jul 2017

$50 / €47 *
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At a glance

  • Originator Pharming Group NV
  • Class Complement C1 inactivator proteins; Immunotherapies; Recombinant proteins; Vascular disorder therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Complement C1r inhibitors; Complement C1s inhibitors; Immunosuppressants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Hereditary angioedema; Capillary leak syndrome; Delayed graft function
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Hereditary angioedema
  • Phase II Acute kidney injury
  • Preclinical Delayed graft function; Reperfusion injury
  • Discontinued Renal transplant rejection

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Jul 2017 Conestat alfa is no longer licensed to Salix Pharmaceuticals in Canada, Mexico, USA
  • 06 Mar 2017 Updated efficacy data from a phase II trial in Hereditary angioedema presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI-2017)
  • 16 Jan 2017 The European commission amends Marketing authorisation of conestat alfa to include self-administration for the treatment of Hereditary angioedema in European Union
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