Tocilizumab

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[edit] BRAND NAMES

[edit] MECHANISM OF ACTION

Tocilizumab is an interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptor antagonist

[edit] INDICATIONS

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response to one or more Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs).
  • Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (PJIA): Patients 2 years of age and older with active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
  • Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA): Patients 2 years of age and older with active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.