Diazepam rectal gel

Drug Profile

Diazepam rectal gel

Alternative Names: Diastat; Diastat AcuDial

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Elan Corporation
  • Class Antiepileptic drugs; Anxiolytics; Benzodiazepines; Benzodiazepinones; Hypnosedatives; Muscle relaxants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action GABA A receptor agonists; GABA receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Epilepsy

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Epilepsy

Most Recent Events

  • 30 May 2013 Biomarkers information updated
  • 20 Sep 2005 Diazepam rectal gel (Diastat® AcuDial™) has been approved by the FDA for the at-home treatment of emergency seizures in USA
  • 02 Mar 2005 Xcel Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by, and merged into, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
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