Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AMG-827; IL-17R mAb; KHK-4827; Kyntheum; LUMICEF; Siliq

Latest Information Update: 25 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Amgen
  • Developer Amgen; AstraZeneca; Kyowa Hakko Kirin; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antirheumatics; Monoclonal antibodies; Skin disorder therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Interleukin 17 receptor antagonists
  • 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

  • Marketed Erythrodermic psoriasis; Plaque psoriasis; Psoriatic arthritis; Pustular psoriasis
  • Phase III Spondylarthritis
  • Discontinued Asthma; Crohn's disease; Psoriasis; Rheumatoid arthritis

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Jun 2017 Kyowa Hakko Kirin plans a clinical trial for Plaque psoriasis in Japan (UMIN000027783)
  • 19 May 2017 The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommends approval of brodalumab for Plaque psoriasis in European Union (SC)
  • 16 Feb 2017 Label for Brodalumab in USA carries black box warning regarding risks in patients with history of suicidal thoughts or behaviour
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