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Modafinil

Drug Profile

Modafinil

Alternative Names: AFT-801; Alertec; Attenace™; CN 801; CRL 40476; Modasamil; Modasonil; Modavigil; Modiodal; Provigil; Sparlon; Vigil

Latest Information Update: 15 Jan 2019

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At a glance

  • Originator Cephalon
  • Developer Alfresa Pharma Corporation; Lundbeck A/S; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Class Benzhydryl compounds; Sleep disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha 1 adrenergic receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Narcolepsy
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Hypersomnia; Narcolepsy
  • No development reported Alzheimer's disease
  • Discontinued Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 08 Jan 2019 Shire has been acquired and merged into Takeda
  • 02 Feb 2017 Alfresa Pharma Corporation completes in a long-term phase III trial for Hypersomnia in Japan before February 2017 (JapicCTI-142615)
  • 02 Feb 2017 Alfresa Pharma Corporation initiates enrolment in a long-term phase III trial for Hypersomnia in Japan before February 2017 (JapicCTI-142615)
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