Idebenone - Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Idebenone - Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: Catena; Raxone; SNT-MC17; Sovrima

Latest Information Update: 25 Jun 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Santhera Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Columbia University; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Santhera Pharmaceuticals; Takeda
  • Class Benzoquinones; Coenzymes; Neuroprotectants; Nootropics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Antioxidants; Electron transport chain complex protein modulators; Reactive oxygen species inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Friedreich's ataxia; Leber's hereditary optic atrophy; Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Leber's hereditary optic atrophy
  • Preregistration Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Phase II Multiple sclerosis
  • Suspended Friedreich's ataxia
  • No development reported MELAS syndrome

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Jun 2017 The UK's MHRA grants idebenone a positive scientific opinion through the Early Access to Medicines Scheme for patients with respiratory function decline not taking glucocorticoids in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • 22 Jun 2017 Under the UK's Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) idebenone is available for patients with respiratory function decline not taking glucocorticoids in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • 08 May 2017 The Scottish Medicines Consortium accepts idebenone for the treatment of Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
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