Mercaptamine bitartrate

Drug Profile

Mercaptamine bitartrate

Alternative Names: Cystagon; Cysteamine - Orphan Europe; Cysteamine bitartrate

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Mylan; Orphan Europe
  • Developer Alphapharm; Mylan; Orphan Europe
  • Class Mercaptoethylamines; Small molecules; Sulfhydryl compounds
  • Mechanism of Action Glutathione synthase stimulants
  • 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 Nephropathic cystinosis
  • Discontinued Unspecified

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Dec 2008 Mercaptamine bitartrate oral is still in phase II/III trials for Undefined indication in European Union
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