Drug Profile


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

Latest Information Update: 11 Apr 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Schering-Plough
  • Developer Almirall S.A.; 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.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preregistration Plaque psoriasis
  • Phase II Ankylosing spondylitis; Psoriatic arthritis
  • Discontinued Autoimmune disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Mar 2017 Preregistration for Plaque psoriasis in European Union (SC)
  • 20 Mar 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Ankylosing spondylitis in Spain (SC) (EudraCT2016-003936-19)
  • 20 Mar 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Psoriatic arthritis in Spain (SC) (EudraCT2016-003937-62)
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