Afelimomab

Also known as: MAK 195F

Active ingredient description

Afelimomab is an anti-TNFα monoclonal antibody. Administration of afelimomab reduces the concentration of interleukin-6 in patients with sepsis, but reduces mortality only marginally.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Afelimomab
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L04 Immunosuppressants → L04A Immunosuppressants → L04AB Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) inhibitors
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Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

6SC756X51V - AFELIMOMAB

CAS registry number

156227-98-4 - afelimomab