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Caffeine citrate - Mead Johnson

Drug Profile

Caffeine citrate - Mead Johnson

Alternative Names: Cafcit

Latest Information Update: 25 Sep 2021

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At a glance

  • Originator Mead Johnson
  • Class Respiratory stimulants; Small molecules; Xanthines
  • Mechanism of Action Phosphoric diester hydrolase inhibitors; Purinergic P1 receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Apnoea
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Apnoea

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Jan 2008 Caffeine citrate licensed to Bedford Laboratories
  • 15 May 2003 Mead Johnson, a Bristol-Myers Squibb subsidiary, has purchased Cafcit® from OPR Development
  • 31 Dec 2000 Launched for Apnoea in USA (PO)
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