Active Ingredient(s):Reslizumab FDA Approved: * March 23, 2016 Pharm Company: *TEVA RESPIRATORY LLC Category:Asthma
Reslizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against human interleukin-5 (IL-5). Reslizumab binds specifically to IL-5, a key cytokine responsible for the differentiation, maturation, recruitment and activation of human eosinophils. By binding to human IL-5, it blocks its biological function; consequently survival and activity of eosinophils are reduced. The benefits with reslizumab are its ability to reduce the exacerbation rate and improve lung function and asthma-relate...
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