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"Miracle drug" for COVID-19! China's first NOVEL coronavirus neutralizing antibody drug approved: pricing or 8,000 yuan per dose

via:快科技     time:2021/12/9 17:02:24     readed:177

On December 8, the State Medical Products Administration (SDA) approved the registration application of Novel Coronavirus neutralizing antibody combination therapy Ambabizumab Injection (Bri-196) and romizizumab injection (Bri-198), both of which are from TSING Huaxuan Pharmaceutical Technology (Beijing) Co., LTD.

This is the first novel Coronavirus neutralizing antibody combination therapy drug with independent intellectual property rights approved in China.


According to the relevant provisions of the Drug Administration Law, the SFDA conducted emergency review and approval according to the special drug approval procedure, and approved the combination of the above two drugs for the treatment of adults and adolescents (12 -- 17 years old) with mild and ordinary type and high risk factors for progression to severe (including hospitalization or death). Weight ≥40kg) novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

Among them, adolescents (12-17 years old, body weight ≥40kg) for the indication of the group is conditional approval.

The news has attracted wide attention since it was announced, with netizens concerned about the price of the "wonder drug".

According to China Business News,A reliable source said that the price of the neutralizing antibody is about 8,000 yuan per dose, while the average price of the neutralizing antibody drug in the United States is 2,000 DOLLARS (about 12,687 yuan) per dose.


In addition to Tengshengbo, several other Chinese companies are also developing COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies.At present, China has deployed three major technological routes in the research and development of novel coronavirus neutralizing antibody drugs, including blocking virus entry into cells, inhibiting virus replication and regulating the human immune system, and all of them are making smooth progress.

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