Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Alesion Tablet; Flurinol; Talerc; WAL 801; WAL 801 CL

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Class Antiallergics; Dibenzazepines; Imidazoles; Nonsedating antihistamines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Histamine H1 receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Allergic rhinitis; Asthma; Atopic dermatitis; Dermatitis; Psoriasis; Urticaria

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Aug 2005 Sankyo has terminated its licence for Epinastine in Japan
  • 23 Mar 2005 Alesion Dry Syrup has been launched in Japan for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, urticaria and pruritus
  • 27 Jan 2005 Alesion® Dry Syrup has received manufacturing approval in Japan
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