Alprostadil - Taisho/Mitsubishi TanabeAlternative Names: Palux
Latest Information Update: 31 Jul 2015
At a glance
- Originator Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation; Taisho Pharmaceutical
- Class Erectile dysfunction therapies; Monounsaturated fatty acids; Muscle relaxants; Peripheral vasodilators; Prostaglandins; Small molecules
- Mechanism of Action Prostaglandin E1 agonists
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
- New Molecular Entity No
Highest Development Phases
- Discontinued Intermittent claudication