Obinutuzumab

Drug Profile

Obinutuzumab

Alternative Names: Afutuzumab; GA-101; Gazyva; Gazyvaro; R-7159; RG 7195; RG-7159; RO-5072759

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GLYCART Biotechnology
  • Developer Biogen Idec; Chugai Pharmaceutical; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Genentech; M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; Nippon Shinyaku; OHSU Knight Cancer Institute; Roche
  • Class Antineoplastics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action CD20 antigen inhibitors; Immunomodulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Follicular lymphoma; Diffuse large B cell lymphoma; Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Phase III Diffuse large B cell lymphoma
  • Phase II CNS cancer; Follicular lymphoma; Lupus nephritis; Mantle-cell lymphoma
  • Discontinued Primary biliary cirrhosis

Most Recent Events

  • 18 May 2017 Launched for Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (Combination therapy, Second-line therapy or greater) in Canada (IV)
  • 01 May 2017 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (Combination therapy, Second-line therapy or greater) in Australia (IV) (NCT03135262)
  • 01 May 2017 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Follicular lymphoma (Combination therapy, Second-line therapy or greater) in Australia (IV) (NCT03135262)
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