Unoprostone

Drug Profile

Unoprostone

Alternative Names: Isopropyl unoprostone; Ocuseva; Rescula; UF-021; Unoprostone isopropyl

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator R-Tech Ueno Ltd
  • Developer R-Tech Ueno Ltd; Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antiglaucomas; Antihypertensives; Prostaglandins; Small molecules; Vasodilators
  • Mechanism of Action Nitric oxide stimulants; Potassium channel agonists; Prostaglandin F2 alpha agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Retinitis pigmentosa
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Glaucoma; Ocular hypertension
  • Phase III Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Preclinical Age-related macular degeneration

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for preclinical development in Retinitis-pigmentosa in Japan (Ophthalmic, Controlled release)
  • 07 Dec 2015 R-Tech Ueno has been acquired and merged into Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
  • 06 Jul 2015 Launched for Glaucoma in South Korea (Topical) before July 2015
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