Actemra Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved January 8th, 2010)
- Brand name: Actemra
- Generic name: tocilizumab
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Genentech USA, Inc.
- Treatment for: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Giant Cell Arteritis
Actemra (tocilizumab) is a humanized interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptor-inhibiting monoclonal antibody for the treatment rheumatoid arthritis; systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA); polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA); giant cell arteritis; and CAR T cell-induced severe or life-threatening cytokine release syndrome.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Actemra
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