Chondroitin sulfate - Alcon

Drug Profile

Chondroitin sulfate - Alcon

Alternative Names: Chondroitin 6-sulfate sodium - Alcon; Chondroitin 6-sulfate sodium - Nestle; Chondroitin sulfate - Nestle; Chondroitin sulphate - Alcon; Chondroitin sulphate - Nestle; Lacrypos

Latest Information Update: 27 Aug 2010

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At a glance

  • Originator Alcon
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antirheumatics; Glycosaminoglycans
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Dry eyes; Eye disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Aug 2010 Alcon has been acquired by Novartis
  • 22 Jan 1999 New profile
  • 22 Jan 1999 Launched for Dry eyes in Belgium (Ophthalmic)
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