Somatropin - Cangene

Drug Profile

Somatropin - Cangene

Alternative Names: Accretropin; rhGH - Cangene

Latest Information Update: 04 Jun 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator Cangene Corporation
  • Developer Apotex; Emergent BioSolutions
  • Class Growth hormones; Hormonal replacements
  • Mechanism of Action Somatotropin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Short stature; Somatotropin deficiency

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Jun 2015 Discontinued - Registered for Short stature in USA (SC)
  • 04 Jun 2015 Discontinued - Registered for Somatotropin deficiency (In children) in USA (SC)
  • 21 Feb 2014 Cangene Corporation has been acquired and merged into Emergent BioSolutions
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