Patent Number: 7,824,674

Title: Preventive or therapeutic agent for inflammatory bowel disease comprising IL-6 antagonist as an active ingredient

Abstract: A preventive or therapeutic agent for inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis said agent comprising as an active ingredient an interleukin-6 (IL-6) antagonist such as an antibody directed against IL-6 receptor.

Inventors: Ito; Hiroaki (Ashiya, JP), Yamamoto; Mitsunari (Ibaraki, JP), Kishimoto; Tadamitsu (Tondabayashi, JP)

Assignee: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: A61K 39/395 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00