Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Anti-IL-23p19 monoclonal antibody; MK-3222; SCH-900222

Latest Information Update: 14 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Schering-Plough
  • Developer Merck & Co; Schering-Plough; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Class Antipsoriatics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Immunomodulators; Interleukin-23 subunit p19 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

  • Preregistration Plaque psoriasis
  • Discontinued Autoimmune disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Mar 2017 Preregistration for Plaque psoriasis in USA (SC) before March 2017
  • 07 Nov 2016 Almirall announces intention to submit regulatory filings in Europe in the second quarter of 2017
  • 01 Oct 2016 Adverse events and efficacy data from phase III trials reSURFACE 1 and reSURFACE 2 in Plaque psoriasis released by Sun Pharma
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