Botulinum toxin A - Merz Pharma

Drug Profile

Botulinum toxin A - Merz Pharma

Alternative Names: Botulinum neurotoxin type A free from complexing proteins (NT 201) - Merz Pharmaceuticals; Incobotulinum toxin A; NT-201; Xeomin

Latest Information Update: 02 Dec 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator BIOTECON Therapeutics
  • Developer Merz Pharma; Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH; Yale University
  • Class Antispasmodics; Bacterial proteins; Bacterial toxins; Botulinum toxins; Muscle relaxants
  • Mechanism of Action Neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • 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.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Blepharospasm; Dystonia; Glabellar lines; Muscle spasticity; Torticollis
  • Phase III Sialorrhoea
  • Phase II Essential tremor
  • No development reported Pain
  • Discontinued Cancer pain

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Nov 2016 Merz Pharmaceuticals completes a phase-III clinical trial in Blepharospasm (Treatment-naive) in Greece, Sri Lanka and Malaysia (IM) (NCT01896895)
  • 01 Nov 2016 Merz Pharmaceuticals completes a phase-III clinical trial in Sialorrhoea in Germany and Poland (Intraglandular)
  • 01 Sep 2016 Merz Pharmaceuticals completes a phase II trial in Essential tremor in Canada (NCT02207946)
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