Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ASP-2151; M5220

Latest Information Update: 04 Aug 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Astellas Pharma
  • Developer Astellas Pharma; Maruho
  • Class Amides; Antivirals; Oxadiazoles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA helicase-primase inhibitors
  • 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

  • Phase III Herpes simplex virus infections; Herpes zoster

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Mar 2016 Mahuro completes a phase III trial in Herpes simplex virus infections in Japan (NCT02209324)
  • 01 May 2015 Maruho completes a phase I trial in volunteers in United Kingdom (NCT02403635)
  • 01 Apr 2015 Maruho completes a phase I drug-drug interaction study in Healthy volunteers in United Kingdom (NCT02321748)
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