Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Alphadolone; Alphadolone acetate; R 140; V-140

Latest Information Update: 28 Sep 2005

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At a glance

  • Originator Monash University
  • Class Analgesics; General anaesthetics; Pregnanes
  • Mechanism of Action GABA A receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Cancer pain

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Sep 2005 Discontinued - Phase-I for Cancer pain in World (PO)
  • 03 Oct 2003 RiboTargets has been integrated into British Biotech, which has merged with Vernalis Group to form Vernalis
  • 23 Sep 2003 Phase-I clinical trials in Cancer pain in World (PO)
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