Drug Profile


Alternative Names: PerioSept; Taurolin

Latest Information Update: 31 Jul 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator Geistlich
  • Class Alkanesulfonic-acids; Antibacterials; Antineoplastics; Thiadiazines
  • Mechanism of Action Lipopolysaccharide 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 Empyema; Peritonitis
  • Phase I/II Periodontitis
  • No development reported Colorectal cancer
  • Discontinued Septic shock

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Jul 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-II for Colorectal cancer in Ireland (IV)
  • 01 Jul 2015 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Periodontitis in USA (IV)
  • 12 Dec 2014 Geistlich plans a phase I/II trial for Periodontitis in USA (NCT02313883)
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