Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CNTO-1959; TREMFYA

Latest Information Update: 24 Jul 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator MorphoSys
  • Developer Janssen Biotech; MorphoSys
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antipsoriatics; Antirheumatics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action 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

  • Registered Plaque psoriasis
  • Phase III Erythrodermic psoriasis; Palmoplantar pustulosis
  • Phase II Psoriatic arthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis

Most Recent Events

  • 18 Jul 2017 Guselkumab is still in phase I trials for Plaque psoriasis (IV) in USA
  • 13 Jul 2017 Preregistration for Plaque psoriasis in Japan (SC)
  • 13 Jul 2017 Registered for Plaque psoriasis in USA (SC) - First global approval
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