Recombinant interleukin-6 - Relief Therapeutics Holding

Drug Profile

Recombinant interleukin-6 - Relief Therapeutics Holding

Alternative Names: atexakin alfa; r-IL-6

Latest Information Update: 26 Oct 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck Serono; Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Developer FirstString Research; RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding
  • Class Antineoplastics; Interleukins
  • Mechanism of Action Interleukin 6 stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Diabetic neuropathies; Peripheral nerve injuries

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Oct 2016 Relief Therapeutics and FirstString Research collaborates for the clinical development of recombinant interleukin-6 (atexakin alfa) in USA
  • 26 Oct 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Diabetic neuropathies in USA (unspecified route) (Relief Therapeutics pipeline; October 2016)
  • 25 Oct 2016 Relief Therapeutics plans a phase II trial in Diabetic neuropathy
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