Drug Profile


Alternative Names: G-CSF; Gracinᵀᴹ; Gran; Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor - Amgen; Granulokine; Grasinᵀᴹ; KRN 8601; Meograstim; Neupogen; Nupen

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Kirin-Amgen
  • Developer Amgen; Apricus Biosciences; Kirin Holdings Company; Kirin-Amgen
  • Class Chemoprotectants; Granulocyte colony-stimulating factors; Neuroprotectants
  • Mechanism of Action Granulocyte colony stimulating factor stimulants
  • 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 Chemotherapy-induced damage; Neutropenia; Radiation injuries

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for preclinical development in Neutropenia in USA (Topical)
  • 23 Feb 2016 Kyowa Hakko Kirin Company and Asan Medical Center plan a phase II trial for Neutropenia (Prevention, in patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy) in South Korea (SC) (NCT02685111)
  • 30 Jul 2015 Launched for Radiation injuries in USA (SC)
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