Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BGG-492; BGG-492A

Latest Information Update: 03 Nov 2015

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Antiepileptic drugs; Pyrazoles; Sulfonamides
  • Mechanism of Action AMPA receptor antagonists; Kainic acid receptor antagonists
  • 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 Partial epilepsies
  • No development reported Epilepsy; Migraine; Tinnitus

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Sep 2015 Novartis completes a phase II safety follow-up trial in patients with Partial epilepsies in USA, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and South Korea (NCT02150213)
  • 23 Jun 2015 Selurampanel is still in phase II trials for Partial epilepsies (Adjunctive treatment)
  • 23 Jun 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-II for Migraine in USA, Germany and Spain (PO)
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