Varicella zoster immune globulin - Emergent BioSolutions

Drug Profile

Varicella zoster immune globulin - Emergent BioSolutions

Alternative Names: VariZIG

Latest Information Update: 04 Oct 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Cangene Corporation
  • Developer Saol Therapeutics
  • Class Antibodies; Antivirals; Immunoglobulins
  • Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Varicella zoster virus infections
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Varicella zoster virus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Sep 2017 Saol Therapeutics completes the acquisition of Varicella zoster immunoglobulin from Aptevo Therapeutics
  • 31 Aug 2017 Saol Therapeutics enters agreement to acquire Varicella zoster immune globulin from Aptevo Therapeutics
  • 01 Aug 2016 Emergent BioSolutions forms a spin-off Aptevo Therapeutics for its oncology and haematology products
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