Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ABBV 066; BI-655066; Humanised IgG1 monoclonal antibody - Boehringer Ingelheim

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Developer AbbVie; Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Class Antipsoriatics; 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.

    Yes - Crohn's disease
  • 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

  • Phase III Erythrodermic psoriasis; Plaque psoriasis; Pustular psoriasis
  • Phase II Ankylosing spondylitis; Asthma; Crohn's disease; Psoriatic arthritis
  • Phase I Psoriasis

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Feb 2017 AbbVie initiates an open-label extension phase III trial in plaque psoriasis in USA and Canada (NCT03047395)
  • 13 Jan 2017 Investigation in Erythrodermic psoriasis in Japan (SC) before January 2016
  • 13 Jan 2017 Investigation in Pustular psoriasis in Japan (SC) before January 2016
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