Iratumumab

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Iratumumab
Monoclonal antibody
Type Whole antibody
Source Human
Target CD30
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C6358H9830N1682O1992S38
Molar mass 170 kg/mol
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Iratumumab is a human monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of oncological diseases such as relapsed refractory CD30-positive lymphoma including Hodgkin's disease.[1]

This drug was developed by Medarex, which was later acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

The FDA granted orphan drug designation for Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2004. In 2009, development was suspended with no explanation given.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statement On A Nonproprietary Name Adopted By The USAN Council – Iratumumab, American Medical Association.
  2. ^ "Iratumumab". AdisInsight. Retrieved 30 January 2017.