Eslicarbazepine acetate

Drug Profile

Eslicarbazepine acetate

Alternative Names: Aptiom; BIA 2-093; ESL; Exalief; SEP-0002093; SEP-2093; Stedesa; Zebinix

Latest Information Update: 30 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Bial
  • Developer BIAL; Eisai Co Ltd; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Acetates; Amides; Analgesics; Antiepileptic drugs; Dibenzazepines; Esters; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Sodium channel antagonists; T type calcium channel antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Partial epilepsies
  • Phase II Migraine
  • Discontinued Bipolar disorders; Fibromyalgia; Neuropathic pain; Postherpetic neuralgia

Most Recent Events

  • 22 May 2017 Registered for Partial epilepsies (Monotherapy, Newly diagnosed) in European Union (PO)
  • 22 May 2017 FDA assigns PDUFA action date of 13/09/2017 for eslicarbazepine acetate for Partial epilepsies (In children, In adolescents)
  • 22 May 2017 US FDA accepts sNDA for eslicarbazepine acetate for Partial epilepsies for review
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