Esketamine - Johnson & Johnson

Drug Profile

Esketamine - Johnson & Johnson

Alternative Names: JNJ-54135419; S-ketamine

Latest Information Update: 10 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Johnson & Johnson
  • Class Analgesics; Antidepressants; Chlorobenzenes; Cyclohexanones; General anaesthetics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action NMDA receptor antagonists
  • 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.

    Major depressive disorder
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Major depressive disorder

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Jan 2017 Janssen Research & Development completes a phase I trial in Healthy volunteers in USA (NCT02857777)
  • 31 Jan 2017 Janssen Research & Development plans the phase III Aspire I trial for Major depressive disorder (Adjunctive treatment) in USA (Intranasal) (NCT03039192)
  • 01 Dec 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Major depressive disorder (Adjunctive treatment, Treatment-resistant) in Japan (Intranasal) (NCT02918318)
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