Roxadustat - Astellas Pharma/AstraZeneca/FibroGen

Drug Profile

Roxadustat - Astellas Pharma/AstraZeneca/FibroGen

Alternative Names: ASP 1517; AZD 9941; FG-4592

Latest Information Update: 05 Oct 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator FibroGen
  • Developer Astellas Pharma; AstraZeneca; FibroGen
  • Class Amides; Antianaemics; Carboxylic acids; Isoquinolines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Hypoxia-inducible factor-proline dioxygenase 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

  • Preregistration Anaemia
  • Discontinued Sickle cell anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Oct 2018 Preregistration for Anaemia (associated with chronic kidney disease in patients on dialysis) in Japan (PO)
  • 15 Aug 2018 Astellas Pharma and FibroGen completes a phase III trial for Anaemia (in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients) in Japan (PO) (NCT02964936)
  • 06 Jul 2018 Astellas Pharma and Fibrogen completes a phase III trial for Anaemia in United Kingdom, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Slovakia and Serbia (PO) (NCT02278341) (EudraCT2013-001497-16)
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