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: 25 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Eli Lilly
  • Class Antibodies; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Interleukin-17 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • 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 Jan 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Spondylarthritis (Treatment-experienced) in Hungary (SC) (EudraCT2016-002634-69)
  • 25 Dec 2016 Eli Lilly initiates a phase I trial for Plaque psoriasis in USA (NCT02993471)
  • 26 Oct 2016 Lilly announces regulatory submission to FDA for psoriatic arthritis in 2017
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