ARC 521

Drug Profile

ARC 521

Alternative Names: ARC-521

Latest Information Update: 05 Dec 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Roche Madison
  • Developer Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antivirals; Small interfering RNA
  • Mechanism of Action Hepatitis B virus replication inhibitors; RNA interference
  • 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

  • Discontinued Hepatitis B

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Nov 2016 Discontinued - Phase-I/II for Hepatitis B in New Zealand (Parenteral) due to company shifting its focus on the development of RNAi therapeutics utilising its subcutaneous and extra-hepatic delivery systems
  • 09 Jun 2016 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Hepatitis B in New Zealand (Parenteral)
  • 28 Apr 2016 Arrowhead files an IND application with the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (MEDSAFE) in New Zealand for Hepatitis B
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