Caffeine citrate - Nippon Boehringer/Nobelpharma

Drug Profile

Caffeine citrate - Nippon Boehringer/Nobelpharma

Alternative Names: Anhydrous caffeine - Nobelpharma/Nippon Boehringer; NPC-11; Respia

Latest Information Update: 01 Jun 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Developer Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim; Nobelpharma
  • Class Respiratory stimulants; Small molecules; Xanthines
  • Mechanism of Action Purinergic P1 receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Apnoea
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Apnoea

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Mar 2014 Registered for Apnoea (In neonates) in Japan (PO)
  • 24 Mar 2014 Registered for Apnoea (In neonates) in Japan (IV)
  • 31 Oct 2012 Nobelpharma completes a phase III trial in Apnoea (In neonates) in Japan (NCT01408173)
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