Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Anti-IL-17 MAb; Anti-IL-17 monoclonal antibody; IL-17 Ab; IL-17 antibody; Interleukin 17 antibody; LY-2439821; Taltz

Latest Information Update: 02 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Eli Lilly
  • Class Antibodies; Antipsoriatics; Antirheumatics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action IL17A protein 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

  • Marketed Plaque psoriasis
  • Registered Erythrodermic psoriasis; Psoriatic arthritis; Pustular psoriasis
  • Phase III Ankylosing spondylitis; Spondylarthritis
  • Phase II Rheumatoid arthritis

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Apr 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Spondylarthritis (Treatment-experienced) in Cyprus, Italy, Taiwan (SC) (NCT03129100)
  • 13 Apr 2017 Phase-I clinical trials in Plaque psoriasis in China (SC) (NCT03073213)
  • 10 Apr 2017 Mayo Clinic and Eli Lilly plan a phase II trial for Bullous pemphigoid (Treatment-experienced) in USA (NCT03099538)
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