Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CI 1008; Isobutylgaba; Lyrica; PD 144723; Pregabalin oral solution

Latest Information Update: 26 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Northwestern University
  • Developer Eisai Co Ltd; Pfizer
  • Class Aminobutyric acids; Analgesics; Antiepileptic drugs; Anxiolytics; Neuroprotectants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action CACNA2D1 protein modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Fibromyalgia; Generalised anxiety disorder; Neuropathic pain; Partial epilepsies; Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Phase III Tonic-clonic epilepsy
  • Discontinued Pain; Postoperative pain; Restless legs syndrome

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Jan 2017 Pfizer completes a phase III trial in Fibromyalgia in China (NCT01387607)
  • 01 Dec 2016 Adverse events data from a phase III trial in Partial epilepsies (Adjuctive treatment, In adolescants, In children) released by Pfizer
  • 01 Dec 2016 Pfizer completes the phase III trial in Partial epilepsies (Adjunctive treatment, In adolescents, In children) in USA, Belgium, Hungary, Finland, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sweden, Austria, Greece, Italy, Estonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania (PO) (EudraCT2010-020852-79) (NCT01389596)
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