Methylthioninium chloride - TauRx

Drug Profile

Methylthioninium chloride - TauRx

Alternative Names: Methylene blue - TauRx; MTC; Rember; TRx-0014; TRx-014

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2012

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At a glance

  • Originator TauRx Therapeutics
  • Developer TauRx Therapeutics; University of Aberdeen
  • Class Antidementias; Antiparkinsonians; Phenothiazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Synuclein inhibitors; Tau protein 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

  • Discontinued Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Nov 2012 Discontinued - Phase-II for Alzheimer's disease in Singapore (PO)
  • 12 Nov 2012 Discontinued - Phase-II for Alzheimer's disease in United Kingdom (PO)
  • 12 Nov 2012 Discontinued - Preclinical for Parkinson's disease in Singapore (PO)
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