Norursodeoxycholic acid

Drug Profile

Norursodeoxycholic acid

Alternative Names: NorUDCA; Ursodeoxycholic acid homologue

Latest Information Update: 15 Apr 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Dr Falk Pharma
  • Class Cholic acids; Gallstone therapies; Hepatoprotectants
  • Mechanism of Action Cholesterol inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Primary sclerosing cholangitis

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Dec 2015 Phase-II development for Primary sclerosing cholangitis is ongoing in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, Spain, Finland, Hungary, Denmark and Norway
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