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Drug Profile


Alternative Names: 597599; GW 597599; GW 597599B

Latest Information Update: 31 Aug 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator GlaxoSmithKline
  • Class Antidepressants; Antiemetics; Anxiolytics; Mesylates; Piperazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Neurokinin 1 antagonists; Neurokinin 1 receptor antagonists
  • 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

  • Discontinued Anxiety disorders; Dyspepsia; Hearing loss; Major depressive disorder; Postoperative nausea and vomiting; Tinnitus

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Feb 2012 Phase-II clinical trials in Postoperative nausea and vomiting in USA (IV)
  • 21 May 2007 No development reported - Phase-II for Postoperative nausea and vomiting in USA (unspecified route)
  • 25 Nov 2005 Data presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP-2005) have been added to the adverse events , pharmacokinetics and Anxiety disorders pharmacodynamics sections
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