Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AEZS-130; ARD-07; D-87575; EP-01572; EP-1572; JMV-1843; Macimorelin acetate; Macrilen; Solorel

Latest Information Update: 26 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator AEterna Zentaris Inc
  • Class Amides; Carboxylic acids; Indoles; Oligopeptides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Ghrelin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Somatotropin deficiency
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preregistration Somatotropin deficiency
  • Phase II Cachexia

Most Recent Events

  • 05 Apr 2017 Updated efficacy and adverse event data from a phase III trial in Somatotropin deficiency presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society
  • 30 Mar 2017 AEterna Zentaris announces intention to submit NDA to the FDA for Somatotropin deficiency (Diagnosis, In adults) in third quarter of 2017
  • 09 Mar 2017 The Pediatric Committee of the European Medicines Agency agrees to Aeterna Zentaris to postpone its Pediatric Investigation Plan (PIP) until it files an MAA for Macimorelin for the treatment of somatotropin-deficiency in adults
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