Alitretinoin oral - Stiefel Laboratories

Drug Profile

Alitretinoin oral - Stiefel Laboratories

Alternative Names: Alitretinoin - Basilea; BAL4079; Cehado; Once-daily oral alitretinoin - Basilea; Toctino

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Basilea Pharmaceutica
  • Developer Basilea Pharmaceutica; Stiefel Laboratories
  • Class Antineoplastics; Keratolytics; Retinoids; Skin disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Retinoic acid receptor agonists; Retinoid X receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Eczema
  • Discontinued Palmoplantar pustulosis; Systemic lupus erythematosus

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Jan 2016 Discontinued - Phase-III for Eczema in USA (PO)
  • 23 Nov 2015 Stiefel acquires distribution rights to Alitretinoin in Europe
  • 13 Mar 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Registered for Eczema in Belgium, Luxembourg and Lithuania (PO)
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