AZD 4017

Drug Profile

AZD 4017

Alternative Names: AZD4017

Latest Information Update: 17 Oct 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Developer AstraZeneca; University of Birmingham
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics
  • Mechanism of Action 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase inhibitors; 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 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 II Cushing syndrome; Pseudotumour cerebri
  • Discontinued Glaucoma; Obesity; Ocular hypertension; Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 18 Oct 2017 University of Leeds and Medical Research Council plan the phase II GC-SHealD trial for wound healing in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in United Kingdom (ISRCTN74621291) (NCT03313297)
  • 25 May 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Cushing's syndrome in United Kingdom (PO) (NCT03111810) (EudraCT2016-003060-40)
  • 18 Apr 2017 University of Oxford and AstraZeneca plan a phase II trial for Cushing's syndrome (In volunteers, Combination therapy) in United Kingdom (NCT03111810)
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