Insulin inhalation - MannKind Corporation

Drug Profile

Insulin inhalation - MannKind Corporation

Alternative Names: Afresa®; Afrezza; Insulin human - MannKind Corporation; Technosphere® Insulin

Latest Information Update: 24 Mar 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator MannKind Corporation
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Insulins; Pancreatic hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Ornithine decarboxylase stimulants; Phosphokinase stimulants; Protein tyrosine kinase stimulants
  • 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

  • Marketed Type 1 diabetes mellitus; Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Oct 2017 Preregistration for Type-1 diabetes mellitus in Brazil (Inhalation)
  • 23 Oct 2017 Preregistration for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in Brazil (Inhalation)
  • 02 Oct 2017 MannKind received a letter of fulfilment of post-marketing requirements for PMR 2166-2 and PMR 2166-3 from the US FDA for the treatment of Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes mellitus
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