Tapentadol immediate-release

Drug Profile

Tapentadol immediate-release

Alternative Names: BN-200; CG-5503; Nucynta; Palexia; R-331333; Tapentadol HCl immediate release; Tapentadol hydrochloride; Tapentadol IR; Tapentadol OS

Latest Information Update: 27 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Grunenthal
  • Developer Grunenthal; Janssen Research & Development; Ortho-McNeil
  • Class Opioid analgesics; Phenols; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha 2 adrenergic receptor antagonists; Opioid mu receptor agonists
  • 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

  • Marketed Pain
  • Phase III Postoperative pain

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Jan 2017 Grunenthal terminates a phase II trial in Postoperative pain (In infants, In neonates) in USA, Poland and United Kingdom (PO) (NCT02221674)
  • 12 Jan 2017 Janssen suspends a phase III trial in Postoperative pain (In adolescents, In children, In infants, In neonates) in United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, USA, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Poland, Puerto Rico and Spain for patients aged six months and older (PO) (NCT02081391)
  • 07 May 2015 Tapentadol immediate-release is still in registration for Pain in USA (PO, liquid)
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