Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Aliskiren fumarate; Aliskiren hemi-fumarate; CGP 60536B; Enviage; Rasilez; Rasilles; Riprazo; SPP 100; SPP 100B; Sprimeo; Tekturna

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Developer Novartis; Ohio State University
  • Class Amides; Antihypertensives; Fumarates; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Renin inhibitors
  • 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 Hypertension
  • Phase III Chronic heart failure
  • Discontinued Acute heart failure; Atherosclerosis; Diabetic macular oedema; Diabetic nephropathies; Kidney disorders; Myocardial infarction

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Nov 2016 Interim efficacy data from a phase III ASTRONAUT trial in Acute heart failure (Adjunctive treatment) presented at the 89th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA-2016)
  • 06 Jul 2016 Novartis has patent protection for aliskiren in USA and in the European Union
  • 06 Jul 2016 Novartis has patents pending for aliskiren in USA and in the European Union
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