Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BTA-798

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Biota Holdings
  • Developer Aviragen Therapeutics; Biota Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antivirals; Benzoxazoles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Capsid protein inhibitors; Rhinovirus replication 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

  • Phase II Rhinovirus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Rhinovirus-infections(In volunteers) in USA (PO, Tablet)
  • 04 Apr 2017 Aviragen Therapeutics withdraws a phase II trial, prior to enrolment, in Rhinovirus infections (in haematopoietic stem cell transplant patients, In adolescents, In adults, In the elderly) based on analysis of SPIRITUS trial data
  • 13 Feb 2017 Top-line efficacy data from phase IIb SPIRITUS trial in Rhinovirus infections released by Aviragen Therapeutics
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