Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Kenosin; VUFB 15111

Latest Information Update: 20 Jul 2007

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At a glance

  • Originator VUFB
  • Class Antihypertensives; Piperazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha 1 adrenergic 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

  • Phase III Acute heart failure
  • Discontinued Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Glaucoma; Hypertension

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Sep 2003 Leciva has merged with Slovakofarma to form Zentiva
  • 13 Feb 2001 Metazosin is available for licensing
  • 08 Sep 1999 A study has been added to the Men's Health therapeutic trials section
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