• Aimovig

    Aimovig (anti-CGRP) is a monoclonal antibody that blocks the activation of a certain protein that can produce a migraine attack. This protein, called calcitonin gene- related peptide (CGRP), can cause blood vessels to dilate and cause inflammation and migraine headache pain. Aimovig received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in May 2018. It was the […]

  • Anakinra

    Anakinra is a recombinant IL-1 inhibitor that is currently FDA approved for rheumatoid arthritis, cryopyrin-associated Periodic Syndromes, and Deficiency of IL-1 Receptor Antagonist.IL-1β is a pro-inflammatory cytokine, and in conjunction with other pro-inflammatory cytokines and interferon, can trigger hyperinflammation and ARDS which is often seen in severe COVID19. Throughout the pandemic, Anakinra has been evaluated […]

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