Research programme: tetracosactide - RetrophinAlternative Names: 1-24-Corticotropin - Retrophin; ACTH (1-24) -Retrophin; Cosyntropin - Retrophin; RE-034
Latest Information Update: 19 May 2016
At a glance
- Originator Retrophin
- Class Corticosteroids; Melanocortins; Peptides
- Mechanism of Action Melanocortin receptor agonists; Steroid receptor agonists
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.
- New Molecular Entity Yes
Highest Development Phases
- Preclinical Infantile spasms; Nephrotic syndrome