Hydromorphone - HospiraAlternative Names: Hydromorphone hydrochloride - Hospira
Latest Information Update: 14 Sep 2015
At a glance
- Originator Hospira
- Class Morphine derivatives; Opioid analgesics; Small molecules
- Mechanism of Action Opioid 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 No
Highest Development Phases
- Preregistration Pain
Most Recent Events
- 03 Sep 2015 Hospira has been acquired by Pfizer
- 20 Jul 2015 The tentatively approved label for hydromorphone hydrochloride injection carries a black box warning