Allopregnanolone - La Jolla Pharmaceutical

Drug Profile

Allopregnanolone - La Jolla Pharmaceutical

Alternative Names: LJPC-0712; Niemann-Pick type C disease (NP-C) therapy - La Jolla Pharmaceutical; Pregnanolone - La Jolla Pharmaceutical

Latest Information Update: 18 Jul 2013

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At a glance

  • Originator La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company
  • Class Anxiolytics; General anaesthetics; Hypnosedatives; Pregnanes; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action GABA A receptor modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Niemann-Pick disease type C
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Research Niemann-Pick disease type C

Most Recent Events

  • 17 Jul 2013 Early research in Niemann-Pick disease type C in USA (unspecified route)
  • 17 Jul 2013 Allopregnanolone - La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC 0712) receives orphan drug status for Niemann-Pick disease type C in USA
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