Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Bevasiranib sodium; Cand 5

Latest Information Update: 05 Nov 2014

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At a glance

  • Originator Opko Health
  • Developer OPKO Health
  • Class Eye disorder therapies; Small interfering RNA
  • Mechanism of Action RNA interference; Vascular endothelial growth factor A inhibitors
  • 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 Age-related macular degeneration

Most Recent Events

  • 07 Mar 2009 Discontinued - Phase-III for Age-related macular degeneration in Canada (Intravitreous)
  • 07 Mar 2009 Discontinued - Phase-III for Age-related macular degeneration in USA (Intravitreous)
  • 08 Dec 2008 OPKO Health completes enrolment in the phase III COBALT trial for Age-related macular degeneration in USA and Canada
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