CX 717

Drug Profile

CX 717

Alternative Names: Ampakine® CX717; CX717

Latest Information Update: 25 Jan 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Cortex Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Cortex Pharmaceuticals; National Institute on Drug Abuse; RespireRx Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antidementias
  • Mechanism of Action AMPA 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 Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Drug abuse
  • Discontinued Alzheimer's disease; Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Respiratory insufficiency; Sleep disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Jan 2016 Preclinical trials in Drug abuse in USA (unspecified route)
  • 19 Jan 2016 RespireRx Pharmaceuticals and NIDA agree to co-develop CX 717 in USA for Drug abuse
  • 17 Mar 2011 CX 717 is no longer licensed to Valeant Pharmaceuticals (Biovail)
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