Wezlana (ustekinumab-auub)

aBL 761285 / aBL 761331

Wezlana (ustekinumab-auub)

aBL 761285 / aBL 761331

U.S. License Holder:

Amgen, Inc.

Date of License:

October-31-2023 (Interchangeable)

Last Update:


approved_indications FDA-Approved Indications

WEZLANA (ustekinumab-auub) is a human interleukin -12 and -23 antagonist indicated for the treatment of:

Adult patients with:

Moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (Ps) who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy;

Active psoriatic arthritis (PsA);

Moderately to severely active Crohn's disease (CD);

Moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis.

Pediatric patients 6 years and older with:

Moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy;

Active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

approved_indications Approved Foreign Follow-On Biologics / Biosimilars

Biosimilars Approved In Canada

Wezlana (Amgen) (December-2023)

approved_indications U.S. Patent Litigations


Case No(s):

U.S. Patent Nos.
6,902,734 (Anti-IL-12 Antibodies and Compositions Thereof) 8,852,889 (Cell Culture Process) 9,217,168 (Methods of Cell Culture) 9,475,858 (Cell Culture Process) 9,663,810 (Methods of Cell Culture) 10,961,307 (Methods of Treating Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis by Administering an Anti-IL12/IL23 Antibody)

Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Amgen, Inc.

Stipulated Dismissal Due to Settlement



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