Sorivudine topical

Drug Profile

Sorivudine topical

Alternative Names: ARYS-01; JA-001

Latest Information Update: 27 May 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator aRigen
  • Class Antivirals; Nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA-directed DNA polymerase inhibitors
  • 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

  • Discontinued Herpes zoster

Most Recent Events

  • 22 May 2009 Sorivudine topical is no longer licensed to Janus Pharmaceuticals (now Topica Pharmaceuticals) in USA
  • 20 Feb 2007 Interim results from a phase II trial in patients with Herpes zoster added to the adverse events and Viral Infections therapeutic trials sections
  • 07 Dec 2006 Final results from a phase II clinical trial (ARYS-0502) for Herpes zoster added to the Viral Infections therapeutic trials section
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