Botulinum toxin A - Ipsen

Drug Profile

Botulinum toxin A - Ipsen

Alternative Names: AbobotulinumtoxinA; Azzalure; BoNT-A; BTX-A-HAC NG; Dysport; Dysport NG; Dysport RU; Dysport Solution; Dysport® Next Generation; Reloxin

Latest Information Update: 23 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Health Protection Agency Porton Down; Ipsen Limited
  • Developer Biosintetica; Galderma; Ipsen Limited; Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Class Antispasmodics; Bacterial proteins; Bacterial toxins; Botulinum toxins; Muscle relaxants
  • Mechanism of Action Acetylcholine inhibitors; Glutamate-antagonists; Neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Torticollis
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Blepharospasm; Equinus foot deformity; Facial-wrinkles; Fissure in ano; Glabellar lines; Hyperhidrosis; Muscle spasticity; Neurogenic bladder; Spasm; Torticollis
  • Phase III Overactive bladder; Urinary incontinence
  • Phase II Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
  • Discontinued Pain

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jun 2017 US FDA approves Botulinum toxin A for treatment of Muscle spasticity (Lower limb spasticity, In adults) in USA
  • 22 Apr 2017 Efficacy and adverse events data from a phase I/II trial in Dystonia presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN-2017)
  • 22 Apr 2017 Efficacy data from a phase III trial in Muscle spasticity presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN-2017)
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