Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BGG-492; BGG-492A

Latest Information Update: 05 Sep 2017

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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

  • No development reported Partial epilepsies
  • Discontinued Epilepsy; Migraine; Tinnitus

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Sep 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Epilepsy in Germany (PO)
  • 04 Sep 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Migraine in USA, Spain and Germany (PO)
  • 04 Sep 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Tinnitus in Netherlands and Germany (PO)
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