Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Albumin-binding somatropin - Novo Nordisk; Long-acting growth hormone - Novo Nordisk; Long-acting somatropin - Novo Nordisk; NN 8640; NNC-0195-0092

Latest Information Update: 30 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novo Nordisk
  • Class Growth hormones; Hormonal replacements
  • Mechanism of Action Somatotropin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Somatotropin deficiency

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jun 2017 Novo Nordisk plans a phase I trial for Somatotropin deficiency in Germany (NCT03186495)
  • 01 Apr 2017 Efficacy, adverse events and immunogenicity data from the phase III REAL 2 trial in Somatotropin deficiency presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO - 2017)
  • 03 Mar 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Somatotropin deficiency (Treatment-experienced, Combination therapy) in Japan (SC) (NCT03075644)
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