Drug Profile


Latest Information Update: 01 Aug 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck Serono
  • Developer Childrens National Health System; EspeRare Foundation; Merck Serono; University of Geneva
  • Class Benzamides; Heart failure therapies; Small molecules; Sulfones
  • Mechanism of Action Sodium hydrogen antiporter inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase I Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Discontinued Heart failure

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Aug 2017 EspeRare Foundation expects to launch rimeporide by 2020-2021 (EspeRare website, August 2017)
  • 01 Nov 2015 Phase-I clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (In adolescents, In children) in Spain (PO) (EudraCT2015-002530-50)
  • 04 May 2015 Rimeporide receives Orphan Drug status for Duchenne muscular dystrophy in European Union
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