Gadobenic acid

Drug Profile

Gadobenic acid

Alternative Names: B 19036/7; E 7155; Gd-BOPTA/Dimeg; MultiHance

Latest Information Update: 29 May 2015

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Bracco Diagnostics
  • Class Gadolinium-containing contrast agents; Hexosamines; Organometallic compounds; Small molecules; Sugar alcohols
  • Mechanism of Action Magnetic resonance imaging enhancers
  • 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 No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Arterial occlusive disorders; CNS disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Jul 2012 Launched for Arterial occlusive disorders (diagnosis) in USA (IV)
  • 07 Mar 2012 Diagnostic efficacy data from the MERIT trial for CNS disorders released by Bracco Diagnostics
  • 20 Nov 2009 The CHMP of the European Medicines Agency makes recommendations to minimise the risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
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