Edaravone - Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

Drug Profile

Edaravone - Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

Alternative Names: MCI-186; Norphenazone; Radicava; Radicut; Radicut Bag

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation
  • Developer Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
  • Class Neuroprotectants; Pyrazolones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Free radical scavengers
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Cerebral infarction
  • Discontinued Myocardial ischaemia; Parkinson's disease; Reperfusion injury; Stroke; Subarachnoid haemorrhage

Most Recent Events

  • 05 May 2017 Registered for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in USA (IV)
  • 30 Aug 2016 US FDA accepts NDA for edaravone for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis for review
  • 22 Jul 2016 Efficacy and adverse event data from a phase III extension trial in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN-2016)
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