Diacerein - TWi Biotechnology

Drug Profile

Diacerein - TWi Biotechnology

Alternative Names: AC-201; AC-201 Controlled release tablet; AC-201CR; AC-203; CCP 020

Latest Information Update: 19 Apr 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator TWi Biotechnology; TWi Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals; TWi Biotechnology
  • Class Anthraquinones; Anti-inflammatories; Antihyperglycaemics; Antirheumatics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Caspase 1 inhibitors; Interleukin 1 beta inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Epidermolysis bullosa
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Epidermolysis bullosa; Gout; Joint disorders; Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Discontinued Diabetic nephropathies

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Mar 2017 Chemical structure information added
  • 06 Mar 2017 Efficacy data from a phase II trial in Epidermolysis bullosa presented at the Annual Meeting of American Academy of Dermatology (AAD-2017)
  • 27 Oct 2016 TWi Biotechnology completes a phase II trial in Gout in Taiwan (PO) (NCT02287818)
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