Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BAF-312

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class
  • Mechanism of Action Immunosuppressants; Sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor agonists
  • 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 III Multiple sclerosis
  • Phase II Dermatomyositis; Polymyositis
  • Phase I Liver failure; Renal failure

Most Recent Events

  • 17 Sep 2016 Adverse events and efficacy data from the phase III EXPAND trial in Multiple sclerosis presented at the 32nd Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS-2016)
  • 01 Aug 2016 Novartis Pharmaceuticals completes a phase II trial in Polymyositis in USA, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Taiwan, Canada and Poland (NCT01801917)
  • 21 Apr 2016 Novartis completes a phase I trial in Healthy volunteers in USA, Switzerland, Jordan, Australia and France (PO) (CTP 233892)
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