Tocilizumab Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Tocilizumab Properties

Tocilizumab

Description

 

Tocilizumab is an immunosuppressive drug, mainly for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, a severe form of RA in children. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody against the interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R).Tocilizumab is used for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, applied in combination with methotrexate, if other drugs like disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and TNF alpha blockers have proven to be ineffective, or were not tolerated. It can be used as a single medication for patients who do not tolerate methotrexate.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Yami Lo;Actemra;RoActemra