Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ABT-620; Elagolix sodium; NBI-56418

Latest Information Update: 05 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Developer AbbVie; Neurocrine Biosciences
  • Class Antineoplastics; Fluorinated hydrocarbons; Pyrimidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action LHRH receptor antagonists
  • 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

  • Phase III Endometriosis; Uterine leiomyoma
  • Discontinued Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Prostate cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 23 May 2017 Abbvie completes a phase III extension trial in Endometriosis in USA, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Spain(NCT02143713)
  • 09 May 2017 Neurocrine Biosciences announces intention to submit NDA with the US FDA for Uterine leiomyoma in USA in 2019
  • 12 Apr 2017 Updated efficacy and adverse events data from a phase IIb trial in Uterine leiomyoma released by AbbVie
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