Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Anti-IL-13 monoclonal antibody - Novartis; Anti-Interleukin-13 monoclonal antibody - Novartis; QAX-576

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antiallergics; Antiasthmatics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Immunomodulators; Interleukin 13 inhibitors
  • 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

  • Discontinued Asthma; Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Keloids; Oesophagitis; Rectal fistula; Seasonal allergic rhinitis

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Jan 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Asthma in Czech Republic, Argentina, Russia, Poland, Germany, Belgium (IV) (Novartis 20-F filed in 2017)
  • 27 Jan 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in United Kingdom, USA (IV) (Novartis 20-F filed in 2017)
  • 27 Jan 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Keloids (Prevention of relapse) in USA (IV) (Novartis 20-F filed in 2017)
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