ALA derivatives - PhotoCure

Drug Profile

ALA derivatives - PhotoCure

Alternative Names: Aminolevulinate derivatives - PhotoCure

Latest Information Update: 17 Feb 2009

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At a glance

  • Originator PhotoCure
  • Developer Photocure
  • Class Amino acids; Keto acids; Levulinic acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Photosensitisers
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Brain cancer; Breast cancer; Colorectal cancer; Gynaecological cancer; Head and neck cancer; High-grade oesophageal dysplasia

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Apr 2005 Discontinued - Phase-I for Head and neck cancer in Norway (unspecified route)
  • 29 Apr 2005 Discontinued - Phase-I for High-grade oesophageal dysplasia in Norway (unspecified route)
  • 15 Apr 2003 Phase-I clinical trials in Gynaecological cancer in Germany (unspecified route)
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