Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ConXn; Reasanz; Recombinant human relaxin H2; Recombinant relaxin; Relaxin; Relaxin H2; rhRlx; RLX-030; RLX-030A; SUN-Y8002

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Howard Florey Institute
  • Developer Corthera; Genentech; Novartis
  • Class Heart failure therapies; Peptide hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Peptide hormone stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Diffuse scleroderma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acute heart failure
  • Phase II Chronic heart failure; Coronary artery disease; Liver cirrhosis; Portal hypertension
  • Discontinued Diffuse scleroderma; Female infertility; Fibrosis; Labour disorders; Labour induction; Peripheral arterial disorders; Preeclampsia; Pulmonary fibrosis; Pulmonary hypertension

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Jan 2017 Novartis prematurely ends the phase III RELAX-AHF-2 trial for Acute heart failure (Adjunctive treatment) in Latvia and Lithuania (IV) before January 2017 (EudraCT2013-001498-25)
  • 26 Jan 2017 Novartis completes the phase III RELAX-AHF-2 trial for Acute heart failure (Adjunctive treatment) in USA, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Peru, Netherlands, Romania, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Turkey (IV, Infusion) (NCT01870778)
  • 01 Feb 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Chronic heart failure (Adjunctive treatment) in Switzerland (IV) (NCT02625922)
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