Thioctic acid

Drug Profile

Thioctic acid

Alternative Names: Alpha-lipoic acid; BK-C-0701; Dexid Tab; Thioctacid; Thioctic-Acid

Latest Information Update: 20 Aug 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator Bukwang Pharmaceutical
  • Class Carboxylic acids; Coenzymes; Fatty acids; Hepatoprotectants; Small molecules; Thiophenes
  • Mechanism of Action Antioxidants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preregistration Diabetic neuropathies

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 29 Mar 2013 Preregistration for Diabetic neuropathies in South Korea (PO)
  • 15 Aug 2010 Phase-III clinical trials in Diabetic neuropathies in South Korea (PO)
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