Abrocitinib is under clinical development by Pfizer and currently in Phase II for Prurigo. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Prurigo have a 67% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Abrocitinib’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Abrocitinib overview

Abrocitinib (Cibinqo / Freorla) is an oral small molecule that selectively acts on Janus kinase (JAK) 1. It is formulated as coated tablets, film coated tablets, tablets for oral route of administration. Cibinqo is indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adults and adolescents 12 years and older who are candidates for systemic therapy. Cibinqo is indicated for the treatment of atopic dermatitis for which existing treatments are inadequate. Cibinqo is indicated for adult patients with refractory, moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis who do not respond well to other systemic treatments (such as hormones or biological agents) or who are not suitable for the above treatments.

Abrocitinib (PF-04965842) is under development for the treatment of moderate to severe cutaneous sarcoidosis, moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, prurigo nodularis, dermatological disorders, type 1 diabetes and chronic pruritus. It is administered through oral route in the form of tablet. The drug candidate acts by targeting janus kinase 1 (JAK1). It is a new molecular entity.

It was also under development for the treatment of lupus erythematosus and plaque psoriasis.

Pfizer overview

Pfizer discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes biopharmaceuticals. The company offers products to treat various conditions such as cardiovascular, metabolic and pain, women’s health, cancer, inflammation, immune disorders, and rare diseases. It also provides sterile injectable pharmaceuticals, biosimilars, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and contract manufacturing services. Pfizer sells its products through wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, individual provider offices, clinics, government agencies, and pharmacies. It has major manufacturing facilities in India, China, Japan, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, and the US. The company provides its products in North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Pfizer is headquartered in New York, the US.

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This content was updated on 10 June 2024

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