Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Bridion; MK-8616; ORG-25969; SCH-900616; Sugammadex sodium injection

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Organon
  • Developer Merck & Co
  • Class Gamma-Cyclodextrins; Muscle relaxants
  • Mechanism of Action Binding agents
  • 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 Neuromuscular blockade

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2015 Registered for Neuromuscular blockade in USA (IV)
  • 06 Nov 2015 The Anaesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee of the US FDA recommends approval of sugammadex for Neuromuscular blockade in USA
  • 28 Jul 2015 The US FDA accepts resubmitted NDA for Sugammadex injection for Neuromuscular blockade for review and sets PDUFA date of 19/12/2015
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