Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Bunil; Buronil; Melperon; Methylperon; Methylperone; Metylperon; Metylperone

Latest Information Update: 13 Jul 2009

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At a glance

  • Originator Lundbeck A/S
  • Class Antipsychotics; Butyrophenones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Dopamine receptor antagonists; Serotonin receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Psychotic disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 20 Mar 2009 OVATION Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Lundbeck A/S
  • 21 Jun 2007 Data presented at the 160th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA-2007) added to the Psychotic Disorders therapeutic trials section
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