Etanercept biosimilar - Sandoz

Drug Profile

Etanercept biosimilar - Sandoz

Alternative Names: Erelzi; GP 2015

Latest Information Update: 25 Apr 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Sandoz
  • Class Antirheumatics; Disease-modifying antirheumatics; Recombinant fusion proteins
  • Mechanism of Action Immunosuppressants; Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Registered Ankylosing spondylitis; Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; Plaque psoriasis; Psoriatic arthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Apr 2017 Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the EMA recommends approval of Etanercept biosimilar for Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Plaque psoriasis, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis in European Union
  • 30 Sep 2016 The New Jersey District Court entered a preliminary injunction prohibiting Sandoz from making, using, importing, selling or offering for sale of Sandoz’s etanercept biosimilar (Amgen 10-Q, September 2016)
  • 30 Aug 2016 Registered for Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis in USA (SC)
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