Fexinidazole

Drug Profile

Fexinidazole

Alternative Names: HOE-239

Latest Information Update: 31 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Hoechst Pharma
  • Developer Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative Foundation; Sanofi
  • Class Antiparasitics; Nitroimidazoles
  • Mechanism of Action DNA synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Trypanosomiasis
  • Phase II Chagas disease; Visceral leishmaniasis

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Jul 2017 Drugs for neglected disease initiative foundation announces intention to submit a MAA/regulatory dossier to EMA under Article 58 for Trypanosomiasis in late 2017 (Drugs for neglected disease initiative foundation pipeline, July 2017)
  • 01 Nov 2016 Phase-III clinical trials in Trypanosomiasis (In adolescents, In children, In adults) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (PO) (NCT03025789)
  • 01 Sep 2015 The DNDi terminates phase II trial in Visceral leishmaniasis in Sudan (NCT01980199)
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