Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Alredase; AY 27773; Lorestat

Latest Information Update: 19 Dec 1996

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At a glance

  • Originator Wyeth
  • Developer Recordati; Wyeth
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics
  • Mechanism of Action Aldehyde reductase 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 Diabetic complications

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Dec 1996 A meta-analysis has been added to the therapeutic trials section
  • 23 Oct 1996 Discontinued-III for Diabetic complications in France (PO)
  • 23 Oct 1996 Discontinued-preregistration for Diabetic complications in Australia (PO)
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