Somatropin biosimilar - Sedico

Drug Profile

Somatropin biosimilar - Sedico

Alternative Names: Somatropin (rDNA origin) - Sedico

Latest Information Update: 28 Feb 2014

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Sedico
  • Class Growth hormones; Hormonal replacements
  • Mechanism of Action Somatotropin receptor agonists
  • 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 No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Cachexia; Growth disorders; Somatotropin deficiency; Turner's syndrome

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 28 Feb 2014 Launched for Cachexia (in elderly) in Egypt (IV)
  • 28 Feb 2014 Launched for Cachexia (in elderly) in Egypt (SC)
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