Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Adenuric; Feburic; Febuxostat XR; TEI-6720; TMX 67XR; TMX-67; Uloric

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Teijin Pharma
  • Developer Astellas Pharma; Ipsen; Menarini; SK Chemicals; Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA; Teijin Pharma
  • Class Antigouts; Carboxylic acids; Nitriles; Phenyl ethers; Small molecules; Thiazoles
  • Mechanism of Action Xanthine oxidase inhibitors
  • 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 Hyperuricaemia
  • Registered Tumour lysis syndrome
  • Phase II Hypertension
  • Suspended Angina pectoris

Most Recent Events

  • 15 May 2017 Takeda completes the phase IIIb CARES trial for Hyperuricaemia (in patients with gout and cardiovascular co-morbidities) in USA and Mexico (PO, Capsule) (NCT01101035)
  • 10 May 2017 Discontinued - Phase-III for Hyperuricaemia (in patients with gout) in USA (PO,Controlled-release) before May 2017 (Takeda FY2016 results, May 2017)
  • 22 Feb 2017 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Tumour lysis syndrome (In adolescents, In children, Prevention, In adults) in Bulgaria and Hungary (PO) after February 2017 (EudraCT2016-001445-61)
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