Charcoal - Kureha

Drug Profile

Charcoal - Kureha

Alternative Names: AST-120; Kremezin; Kremezin Fine Granules; MP-146; Zysa

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Kureha Corporation
  • Developer Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceutical (Shanghai); Kureha Corporation; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation; Ocera Therapeutics
  • Class Absorbents
  • Mechanism of Action NF-kappa B inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Pouchitis
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Renal failure
  • Discontinued Crohn's disease; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Hepatic encephalopathy; Irritable bowel syndrome; Pouchitis

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Jun 2018 Biomarkers information updated
  • 16 Jan 2018 Launched for Renal failure in Japan (PO, Tablet)
  • 11 Dec 2017 Ocera Therapeutics has been acquired by Mallinckrodt plc
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