Drug Profile


Alternative Names: GTx-024; MK-2866; Ostarine

Latest Information Update: 24 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GTx
  • Developer City of Hope National Medical Center; GTx; National Cancer Institute (USA)
  • Class Nitriles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Selective androgen receptor modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Cachexia

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Breast cancer; Stress incontinence
  • Preclinical Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Discontinued Cachexia; Muscular atrophy

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Jun 2017 Preliminary efficacy and adverse events data from a proof-of-concept phase II trial in Stress incontinence released by GTx
  • 15 May 2017 GTx completes enrolment in its phase II trial for Breast cancer (Metastatic disease, Recurrent, Late-stage disease) in USA (PO) (NCT02463032)
  • 03 Apr 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Breast cancer (Combination therapy, Late-stage disease, Metastatic disease, Second-line therapy or greater) in USA (PO) (NCT02971761)
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