Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Austedo; d6-tetrabenazine; Deuterium-substituted tetrabenazine; Dutetrabenazine; SD-809; SD-809 ER; SD-809 Extended Release

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Auspex Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Auspex Pharmaceuticals; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Class Antipsychotics; Neuroprotectants; Organic deuterium compounds; Quinolizines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Dopamine receptor antagonists; Dopamine release inhibitors; Vesicular monoamine transporter 2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome; Huntington's disease
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Registered Chorea
  • Preregistration Drug-induced dyskinesia
  • No development reported Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Apr 2017 Registered for Chorea in USA (PO, tablet) first-global approval
  • 03 Apr 2017 The approved label for Deutetrabenazine has a black box warning
  • 28 Feb 2017 Preregistration for Drug-induced dyskinesia in USA (PO)
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