Finasteride topical - Acrux

Drug Profile

Finasteride topical - Acrux

Alternative Names: Finasteride MDTS

Latest Information Update: 02 Feb 2011

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At a glance

  • Originator Acrux
  • Class Androstenes; Antiacnes; Antiandrogens; Antineoplastics; Azasteroids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cholestenone 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Alopecia

Most Recent Events

  • 02 Feb 2011 Discontinued - Preclinical for Alopecia in Australia (Topical)
  • 02 Feb 2011 Discontinued - Preclinical for Alopecia in USA (Topical)
  • 23 May 2005 Acrux and Napa Biosciences have entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to develop and commercialise certain prescription and over-the-counter dermatology products for various skin disorders, including alopecia
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