BIVN 401

Drug Profile

BIVN 401

Alternative Names: BIVN-401; Methylene blue - Oklahoma Medical Research; Methylthioninium chloride - Oklahoma Medical Research; Suvus; Virostat

Latest Information Update: 15 Dec 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
  • Developer Bioenvision
  • Class Antivirals; Phenothiazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Virus replication inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • No development reported Hepatitis C
  • Discontinued Influenza virus infections; West Nile virus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 05 Dec 2008 No development reported - Preregistration for Hepatitis C in Egypt (PO)
  • 23 Oct 2007 Bioenvision has been acquired by Genzyme Corporation
  • 12 Sep 2007 Discontinued - Phase-II for Hepatitis C treatment in Europe (PO)
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