Drug Profile


Alternative Names: 4-HAD; 4-Hydroxyandrostenedione; 4-OHA; AT 0931; CGP 32349; CRC 8201; CRC-82/01; Formestane IM depot injection; Lentaron

Latest Information Update: 19 Jul 2010

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Androstenes; Antineoplastics; Ketosteroids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Aromatase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Market Withdrawal Breast cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Jul 2010 Development discontinued for Breast cancer during 2001
  • 07 Mar 2003 A study has been added to the Cancer therapeutic trials section
  • 27 Apr 1999 Clinical data have been added to the therapeutic trials, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics sections
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