Drug Profile


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

Latest Information Update: 12 Apr 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

  • 12 Apr 2017 Updated efficacy and adverse events data from a phase IIb trial in Uterine leiomyoma released by AbbVie
  • 05 Apr 2017 Neurocrine Biosciences announces intention to submit NDA to US FDA for endometriosis in third quarter of 2017 (Neurocrine Biosciences form 10-K, filed in February 2017)
  • 01 Dec 2016 AbbVie completes a phase III trial in Endometriosis in USA, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom (PO) (NCT01931670)
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