Data from EMC - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 18 May 2017

Licensing authority

EMA (European Medicines Agency)

Indication(s)

Periodic fever syndromes
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of the following autoinflammatory periodic fever syndromes in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and older:

Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS) including:
- Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS),
- Neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID) / chronic infantile neurological, cutaneous, articular syndrome (CINCA),
- Severe forms of familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS) / familial cold urticaria (FCU) presenting with signs and symptoms beyond cold-induced urticarial skin rash.

Tumour necrosis factor receptor associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS)
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of tumour necrosis factor (TNF) receptor associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS).

Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS)/mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD)
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS)/mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD).

Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). Ilaris should be given in combination with colchicine, if appropriate.
Ilaris is also indicated for the treatment of:

Still’s disease
Ilaris is indicated for the treatment of active Still’s disease including adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD) and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) in patients aged 2 years and older who have responded inadequately to previous therapy with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and systemic corticosteroids. Ilaris can be given as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate.

Gouty arthritis
Ilaris is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of adult patients with frequent gouty arthritis attacks (at least 3 attacks in the previous 12 months) in whom non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and colchicine are contraindicated, are not tolerated, or do not provide an adequate response, and in whom repeated courses of corticosteroids are not appropriate.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/001109
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 23-10-2009
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Novartis Europharm Limited
Warnings

This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reacti

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