Drug Profile


Alternative Names: EGRIFTA; Tesamorelin acetate; TH-9507; ThGRF 1-44

Latest Information Update: 24 Mar 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Theratechnologies
  • Developer National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; National Institute on Aging; Theratechnologies
  • Class Pituitary hormone releasing hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Growth hormone releasing factor agonists
  • 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

  • Marketed Lipodystrophy
  • Phase II Mild cognitive impairment; Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Discontinued Insomnia; Lipid metabolism disorders; Muscular atrophy

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Sep 2016 Tesamorelin licensed to Praxis Pharmaceuticals in Spain and Portugal for commercialisation and distribution for the treatment of HIV-associated Lypodystrophy
  • 01 Sep 2016 Tesamorelin is available on a Named Patient Sales Programme for the treatment of Lipodystrophy (HIV associated) in Spain and Portugal
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