Peretinoin - Kowa

Drug Profile

Peretinoin - Kowa

Alternative Names: K-333; NIK-333

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Kowa Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antineoplastics; Diterpenes; Retinoids; Skin disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Apoptosis stimulants; Retinoid X receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Hepatocellular carcinoma

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Hepatocellular carcinoma(Recurrent) in European Union (PO, Tablet)
  • 14 Jul 2015 Marketing rights of Peretinoin licensed to Chugai Pharmaceutical in Japan
  • 08 May 2015 Phase-III development is still ongoing for Hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan
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