Abiraterone acetate

Drug Profile

Abiraterone acetate

Alternative Names: Aviraterone acetate; CB-7630; JNJ-212082; Zaitiga; Zaytiga; Zitiga; Zytiga

Latest Information Update: 22 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator The Institute of Cancer Research
  • Developer All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group; Cancer Research UK; Cougar Biotechnology; Janssen Research & Development; Johnson & Johnson; UNICANCER
  • Class Androstenols; Antiandrogens; Antineoplastics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action CYP17A1 protein inhibitors
  • 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

  • Marketed Prostate cancer
  • Phase II Breast cancer; Ovarian cancer
  • Phase I Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Jun 2017 Efficacy and adverse event data from the phase III LATITUDE trial in Prostate cancer presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-2017)
  • 03 Jun 2017 Preregistration for Prostate cancer (Combination therapy, Metastatic disease, Newly diagnosed) in Switzerland, Taiwan, Brazil, South Korea, Japan, European Union (PO) before June 2017
  • 28 Feb 2017 Cougar Biotechnology completes a phase I trial for Prostate cancer (Combination therapy, Hormone-refractory, Metastatic disease) in USA (PO) (NCT01400555)
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