Drug Profile


Alternative Names: LCI-699

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Antihypertensives; Fluorobenzenes; Imidazoles; Nitriles; Pyridines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Aldosterone synthase 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 Pituitary ACTH hypersecretion
  • Phase II Cushing syndrome
  • Discontinued Heart failure; Hypertension; Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Apr 2016 Phase-III clinical trials in Pituitary ACTH hypersecretion in Greece, Belgium (PO) (EudraCT2014-004092-23)
  • 29 Apr 2016 Novartis initiates the phase III LINC-4 trial in Pituitary ACTH hypersecretion in Spain (EudraCT2014-004092-23)
  • 27 Feb 2016 Novartis plans the phase III LINC-4 trial for Pituitary ACTH hypersecretion in Greece, Thailand, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, Switzerland and USA (PO) (NCT02697734)
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