Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Afacifenacin fumarate; NS-986; SMP-986

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma
  • Developer Nippon Shinyaku; Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Piperidines; Quinazolinones; Small molecules; Urologics
  • Mechanism of Action Muscarinic receptor antagonists; Sodium channel antagonists
  • 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

  • Phase II Nocturia
  • No development reported Overactive bladder

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Jul 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-II for Overactive bladder in USA, Japan, European Union (PO)
  • 19 Jun 2014 Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma is now called Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma
  • 13 May 2014 Phase-II clinical trials in Nocturia in Japan (PO)
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