Increlex Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved August 30, 2005)
Brand name: Increlex
Generic name: mecasermin
Dosage form: Injection
Company: Tercica, Inc.
Treatment for: Primary IGF-1 Deficiency
Increlex (mecasermin) contains human insulin-like growth factor-1 (rhIGF-1) produced by recombinant DNA technology. Increlex is indicated for the long-term treatment of growth failure in children with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency (Primary IGFD) or with growth hormone (GH) gene deletion who have developed neutralizing antibodies to growth hormone.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Increlex
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