Anifrolumab is a monoclonal antibody used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Anifrolumab, sold under the brand name Saphnelo, 

It binds to the type I interferon receptor, blocking the activity of type I interferons such as interferon-α and interferon-β.

Targets Interferon α/β receptor.

Routes of administration Intravenous

A type I interferon receptor antagonist (IFN)

The most common adverse effect was shingles, which occurred in 5% of patients in the low-dose group, to 10% in the high-dose group, and to 2% in the placebo group. 

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