VX 150

Drug Profile

VX 150

Alternative Names: VX-150

Latest Information Update: 04 Apr 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Analgesics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Nav1.8 voltage-gated sodium channel inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Pain

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Feb 2017 Vertex Pharmaceuticals has patent protection for VX 150 in USA and countries outside USA (Vertex Pharmaceuticals form 10-K, filed in February 2017)
  • 26 Jan 2017 Vertex Pharmaceuticals plans a phase II proof-of-concept trial for neuropathic pain and acute pain
  • 01 Sep 2016 Vertex Pharmaceuticals completes a phase II trial in Pain (in patients with knee osteoarthritis) (In adults, In the elderly) in USA (NCT02660424)
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