Nabiximols

Drug Profile

Nabiximols

Alternative Names: Cannabidiol/tetrahydrocannabinol; CBD/THC; CBD:THC; Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol/cannabidiol; Delta-9-THC/cannabidiol; Dronabinol/cannabidiol; GW 1000; GW-1000-02; Medicinal cannabis - GW Pharmaceuticals; Nabidiolex®/Tetranabinex®; Sativex; Tetrahydrocannabinol/cannabidiol; THC/CBD; THC:CBD

Latest Information Update: 16 Dec 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GW Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Almirall S.A.; GW Pharmaceuticals; Novartis; Otsuka Pharmaceutical
  • Class Analgesics; Antiemetics; Anxiolytics; Appetite stimulants; Cannabinoids; Muscle relaxants; Neuroprotectants; Phytotherapies
  • Mechanism of Action Antioxidants; Cannabinoid receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Glioma
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    Cancer pain
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Cancer pain; Muscle spasticity; Neuropathic pain
  • Phase I/II Glioblastoma
  • No development reported Bladder dysfunction; Stomatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 05 Dec 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals completes a phase II trial in Muscle spasticity due to cerebral palsy (In children) in Unknown country (Buccal)
  • 31 Aug 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals withdraws a phase III trial in Multiple sclerosis related spasticity prior to enrolment in USA and United Kingdom (NCT01868048)
  • 10 Aug 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals terminates a phase I pharmacokinetic study (In volunteers) in USA and United Kingdom (NCT02240160)
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