Naltrexone/bupropion

Drug Profile

Naltrexone/bupropion

Alternative Names: Bupropion/naltrexone; Contrave; Mysimba; Naltrexone HCl/ bupropion HCl prolonged release; Naltrexone HCl/bupropion HCl; Naltrexone HCl/bupropion HCl extended release; Naltrexone SR/bupropion SR; Naltrexone XR/bupropion XR; NB32

Latest Information Update: 11 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Orexigen Therapeutics
  • Developer Kwang Dong Pharmaceutical; Orexigen Therapeutics
  • Class Analgesics; Antidepressants; Drug withdrawal therapies; Irritable bowel syndrome therapies; Morphine derivatives; Obesity therapies; Propiophenones; Small molecules; Smoking cessation therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Adrenergic uptake inhibitors; Dopamine uptake inhibitors; Opioid mu receptor antagonists; Opioid receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Obesity

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Obesity
  • No development reported Depressive disorders; Smoking withdrawal

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Jan 2017 Safety and efficacy results from the phase IIIb Ignite trial in Obesity released by Orexigen Therapeutics
  • 05 Jan 2017 Orexigen intends to launch naltrexone/bupropion in Spain
  • 19 Dec 2016 Naltrexone/ bupropion licensed to Biologix FZCo in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Iran for commercialisation
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