Aminolevulinic acid - Medac

Drug Profile

Aminolevulinic acid - Medac

Alternative Names: 5-ALA - Medac; 5-ALA - Photonamic; 5-ALA Patch; Alacare; Aminolevulinic acid HCl; Effala; Gleolan; Gliolan; PD P 506 A; PD P 506 A-PDT

Latest Information Update: 26 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Photonamic
  • Developer LINK Healthcare; Medac; NX Development Corp; Photonamic; Specialised Therapeutics Australia; Spirig Pharma
  • Class Amino acids; Antineoplastics; Keto acids; Levulinic acids; Oxidants; Skin disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Photosensitisers
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Glioma
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Actinic keratosis; Glioma
  • Phase II Onychomycosis

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Aug 2017 Photonamic completes a phase II trial in Onychomycosis in Germany (Topical) (EudraCT2014-001493-34) (NCT02355899)
  • 08 Jun 2017 Registered for Glioma (Diagnosis) in USA (PO)
  • 01 Jun 2017 Aminolevulinic acid - Medac receives Fast Track designation for Glioma [PO,Powder] (Diagnosis) in USA before June 2017 (NX Development Corp website, June 2017)
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