Somavaratan

Drug Profile

Somavaratan

Alternative Names: hGH-rPEG - Versartis; hGH-XTEN; Human growth hormone-XTEN - Amunix; Recombinant human growth hormone long-acting - Versartis; Somatropin long-acting - Versartis; VRS-317

Latest Information Update: 02 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Versartis
  • Class Growth hormones; Hormonal replacements; Recombinant fusion proteins
  • Mechanism of Action Somatotropin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Somatotropin deficiency
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Somatotropin deficiency

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Apr 2017 Efficacy and adverse event data from the phase I/II VERTICAL trial and the phase II/III VISTA trial in Somatotropin deficiency presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO-2017)
  • 01 Apr 2017 Comparative pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics data from the phase II/III J14VR5 trial and phase Ib/IIa VERTICAL trial in Somatropin deficiency presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO-2017)
  • 01 Apr 2017 Efficacy data from an ad hoc analysis of the phase II VITAL trial in Somatropin deficiency presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO-2017)
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