Eslicarbazepine acetate

Drug Profile

Eslicarbazepine acetate

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

Latest Information Update: 27 Apr 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

  • 13 Apr 2017 Sunovion plans a phase III trial for Partial epilepsies in USA (In children, In adolescents) (NCT03108729)
  • 23 Mar 2017 Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommends approval of eslicarbazepine acetate for Partial epilepsies (Monotherapy, Newly diagnosed) in European Union
  • 13 Mar 2017 Preregistration for Partial epilepsies (Adjunctive treatment, In children, In adolescents) in USA (PO)
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