Ciclosporin ophthalmic - Santen SAS

Drug Profile

Ciclosporin ophthalmic - Santen SAS

Alternative Names: Ciclosporin - Santen SAS; Cyclokat; Ikervis; Nova 22007; Vekacia

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novagali Pharma
  • Developer Santen Pharmaceutical; Santen S.A.S.
  • Class Antineoplastics; Antipsoriatics; Antirheumatics; Ciclosporins; Eye disorder therapies; Neuroprotectants
  • Mechanism of Action Calcineurin inhibitors; Free radical inhibitors; Immunosuppressants; Mitochondrial permeability transition pore inhibitors; P-glycoprotein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Allergic conjunctivitis
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Dry eyes
  • Phase III Allergic conjunctivitis

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Nov 2016 Launched for Dry eyes (In adults) in France (Ophthalmic) before November 2016
  • 04 Nov 2015 The UK's NICE issues final draft guidance recommending the use of ciclosporin for Dry eyes (In adults)
  • 04 Sep 2015 The Scottish Medicines Consortium accepts ciclosporin ophthalmic for Dry eyes (In adults) for use within the NHS Scotland
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