Insulin inhalation - MannKind Corporation

Drug Profile

Insulin inhalation - MannKind Corporation

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

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 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

  • 30 Jul 2018 MannKind Corporation enters into a distribution agreement with Tanner Pharma Group for insulin inhalation (Afrezza®) outside the US
  • 09 May 2018 MannKind Corporation's insulin inhalation licensed to Cipla for marketing and distribution in India
  • 25 Apr 2018 US FDA announces completion of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) communication plan for Insulin inhalation
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