Mesalazine controlled release - Ferring

Drug Profile

Mesalazine controlled release - Ferring

Alternative Names: Mesalamine granules - Ferring; Pentasa; Pentasa® controlled release 500mg tablets; Pentasa® prolonged release granules 1g/2g/4g; Pentasa® Sachet; Pentasa® slow release 1g tablets; PS-QD

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Ferring Pharmaceuticals; Kyorin Pharmaceutical; Shire US
  • Class Aminosalicylic acids; Anti-inflammatories; Irritable bowel syndrome therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Lipoxygenase-cyclooxygenase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Crohn's disease; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Ulcerative colitis

Most Recent Events

  • 25 Jul 2017 Ferring Pharmaceuticals completes a phase III trial in Ulcerative colitis in China (Rectal) (NCT02368717)
  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Oct 2015 Phase-III clinical trials in Ulcerative colitis in Ukraine, Russia, Canada and Hungary (PO) after October 2015 (NCT02522780)
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