Methylnaltrexone bromide enteric-coated - NorgineAlternative Names: Enteric-coated methylnaltrexone bromide; NRL 011
Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2012
At a glance
- Originator Norgine
- Class Morphine derivatives; Quaternary ammonium compounds; Small molecules
- Mechanism of Action Opioid mu receptor antagonists
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
Highest Development Phases
- Discontinued Constipation
Most Recent Events
- 31 Dec 2003 Phase-II clinical trials in prevention of postoperative Opioid-induced constipation in United Kingdom (PO)