Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ABR-215050; TASQ

Latest Information Update: 29 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Active Biotech
  • Developer Active Biotech; Ipsen
  • Class Antineoplastics; Quinolines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Angiogenesis inhibitors; Calgranulin B modulators; Immunomodulators; Thrombospondin 1 agonists
  • 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 Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Multiple myeloma

Highest Development Phases

  • Suspended Multiple myeloma
  • Discontinued Gastric cancer; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer; Renal cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Nov 2016 Suspended - Preclinical for Multiple myeloma in Sweden (unspecified route) (9207246; Active Biotech pipeline, November 2016)
  • 23 Mar 2016 Tasquinimod is available for licensing as of 23 Mar 2016. http://www.activebiotech.com/
  • 23 Mar 2016 Preclinical trials in Multiple myeloma in Sweden (unspecified route)
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