Drug Profile


Alternative Names: FC-1271a; Ophena; Osphena; Senshio

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Hormos Medical
  • Developer QuatRx Pharmaceuticals; Shionogi
  • Class Calcium regulators; Osteoporosis therapies; Small molecules; Stilbenes
  • Mechanism of Action Selective estrogen receptor modulators
  • 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 Atrophic vaginitis; Dyspareunia
  • Discontinued Menopausal syndrome; Postmenopausal osteoporosis

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Mar 2017 Duchesnay sub-licenses ospemifene from Shionogi
  • 02 Dec 2015 Shionogi initiates a phase III trial for Atrophic vaginitis (in women with vaginal dryness) in USA
  • 19 Jan 2015 Registered for Atrophic vaginitis in European Union (PO)
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