Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta

Drug Profile

Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta

Alternative Names: C.E.R.A.; CERA; Continuous erythropoietin receptor activator; Mircera; R-744; RG744; RO 503821; RO-0503821

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Roche
  • Developer Chugai Pharmaceutical; Roche
  • Class Antianaemics; Colony-stimulating factors; Erythropoietins; Haematopoietic cell growth factors; Polyethylene glycols
  • Mechanism of Action Erythropoietin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Anaemia
  • Discontinued Chemotherapy-induced anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 28 May 2015 Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta licensed to Galenica Group in USA and Puerto Rico
  • 09 May 2013 Launched for Anaemia in Belgium (IV)
  • 09 May 2013 Launched for Anaemia in Belgium (SC)
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