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Summary for Patent: 9,701,747
Title:Method of improving patient survivability and quality of life by anti-IL-6 antibody administration
Abstract: The present invention is directed to therapeutic methods using IL-6 antagonists such as antibodies and fragments thereof having binding specificity for IL-6 to improve survivability or quality of life of a patient in need thereof. In preferred embodiments these patients will comprise those exhibiting (or at risk of developing) an elevated serum C-reactive protein level or a reduced serum albumin level prior to treatment. In another preferred embodiment, the patient\'s Glasgow Prognostic Score will be increased and survivability will preferably be improved.
Inventor(s): Smith; Jeffrey T. L. (Bellevue, WA)
Assignee: ALDERBIO HOLDINGS LLC (Las Vegas, NV)
Application Number:14/026,467
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 9,701,747

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. GARDASIL human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) vaccine, recombinant INJECTION, SUSPENSION 125126 001 2006-06-08   Start Trial ALDERBIO HOLDINGS LLC (Las Vegas, NV) 2028-11-25 search
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