Deferiprone

Drug Profile

Deferiprone

Alternative Names: CGP 37391; CMX 001 - CorMedix; CP 020; CP 20; CRMD-001; Ferriprox; Ferriprox Oral Solution; Kelfer; L1

Latest Information Update: 24 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Royal Free and University College Medical School
  • Developer Apotex; Centre Hospitalier Univeristaire De Lille; CorMedix
  • Class Antianaemics; Antineoplastics; Antirheumatics; Pyridones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Chelating agents
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Iron overload
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Iron overload
  • Phase III Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration
  • Phase II Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Parkinson's disease
  • Phase I HIV infections
  • No development reported Friedreich's ataxia
  • Discontinued Kidney disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Dec 2016 ApoPharma completes the phase II trial in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in France (PO) (NCT02164253)
  • 05 Aug 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Parkinson's disease (Early-stage disease, Treatment-experienced) in USA (PO, Controlled-release) (NCT02728843)
  • 31 May 2016 ApoPharma completes a phase Ib trial for HIV infections (Treatment-naive) in South Africa (IV) (NCT02456558)
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