Drug Profile


Alternative Names: MCP-101; RTX

Latest Information Update: 03 Feb 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator National Institutes of Health (USA)
  • Developer ICOS Corporation; Mt Cook Pharma; National Institutes of Health (USA); Sorrento Therapeutics
  • Class Analgesics
  • Mechanism of Action TRPV1 receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Cancer pain
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Cancer pain
  • Discontinued Interstitial cystitis; Overactive bladder; Rhinitis

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Jan 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Cancer pain (Late-stage disease) in USA (Intrathecal)
  • 28 Oct 2015 Sorrento plans a phase II trial for Cancer pain (Sorrento's website, October 2015)
  • 12 Aug 2015 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke suspends enrolment in a phase I/II trial for Cancer Pain in USA (NCT02522611)
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