Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ANAVEX-2-73

Latest Information Update: 08 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Anavex Life Sciences
  • Developer ABX-CRO; Anavex Life Sciences
  • Class Antidementias; Dimethylamines; Furans; Neuroprotectants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Calcium channel antagonists; Chloride channel modulators; Muscarinic M1 receptor agonists; Muscarinic M2 receptor antagonists; Muscarinic M3 receptor antagonists; NMDA receptor antagonists; Sigma-1 receptor agonists; Sodium channel antagonists; Sodium channel modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Epilepsy; Rett syndrome
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Alzheimer's disease
  • Phase I Cognition disorders; Epilepsy; Rett syndrome
  • Preclinical Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Angelman syndrome; Anxiety disorders; Autistic disorder; Fragile X syndrome; Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; Stroke

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 Adverse events, Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy data from a phase I and phase IIa trial in Alzheimer's disease released by Anavex
  • 05 Sep 2017 ANAVEX plans a phase II/III trial for Alzheimer's Disease and other neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental indications including Rett's Syndrome in 2017
  • 22 May 2017 Preclinical trials in Angelman syndrome in USA
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