Levetiracetam

Drug Profile

Levetiracetam

Alternative Names: E Keppra; E Keppra Dry syrup 50%; EKeppra; Keppra; Keppra XR; L-059; Levetiracetam IR; Levetiracetam XR; SIB-S1; UCB-059; UCB-22059; UCB-L059

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator UCB
  • Developer Ache Laboratories; GlaxoSmithKline; Otsuka Pharmaceutical; UCB
  • Class Acetamides; Antidementias; Antiepileptic drugs; Neuroprotectants; Pyrrolidinones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action SV2A protein modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Epilepsy; Myoclonic epilepsies; Partial epilepsies; Tonic-clonic epilepsy
  • Discontinued Anxiety disorders; Neuropathic pain; Parkinsonian disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Jan 2017 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Apr 2016 UCB completes a phase III trial in Generalised tonic-clonic seizures (Adjunctive treatment; In Children, In adolescents, In adults) in Japan (NCT01398956)
  • 01 Dec 2015 Launched for Partial epilepsies (Monotherapy, In adolescents, In children, In adults) in Japan (IV)
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