Drug Profile


Alternative Names: VB-15; VBP-15

Latest Information Update: 12 Jul 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator ReveraGen BioPharma
  • Developer ReveraGen BioPharma; University of Pittsburgh
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antianaemics; Antiasthmatics; Corticosteroids; Glucocorticoids; Pregnatrienes; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Glucocorticoid receptor 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 Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Phase I Asthma; Cystic fibrosis; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Multiple sclerosis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Sickle cell anaemia
  • Discontinued Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Spinal muscular atrophy

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Jun 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (In children) in USA (PO) (NCT02760264)
  • 17 May 2016 Chemical structure information added
  • 04 May 2016 Discontinued for Spinal muscular atrophy in USA (unspecified route)
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