Deferiprone

Drug Profile

Deferiprone

Alternative Names: CGP 37391; CMX 001 - CorMedix; CP 020; CP 20; CRMD-001; Ferriprox; Ferriprox Oral Solution; Kelfer; L1

Latest Information Update: 28 Jul 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Royal Free and University College Medical School
  • Developer Apotex; Centre Hospitalier Univeristaire De Lille; CorMedix
  • Class Antianaemics; Antineoplastics; Antirheumatics; Pyridones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Chelating agents
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Iron overload
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Iron overload
  • Phase III Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration
  • Phase II Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Parkinson's disease
  • No development reported Friedreich's ataxia; HIV infections
  • Discontinued Kidney disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Jul 2018 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in HIV-infections(First-line therapy) in South Africa (IV, Infusion)
  • 28 Jun 2018 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Iron-overload(In volunteers) in Canada (PO, Controlled release)
  • 16 Mar 2018 ApoPharma completes the TIRCON-EXT trial in Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration in the US, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom (NCT02174848)
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