Bupropion/naltrexone - Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Bupropion/naltrexone - Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: Bupropion/naltrexone; Contrave; Mysimba; Naltrexone HCl/ bupropion HCl prolonged release; Naltrexone HCl/bupropion HCl; Naltrexone HCl/bupropion HCl extended release; Naltrexone SR/bupropion SR; Naltrexone XR/bupropion XR; Naltrexone/bupropion; NB32

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Orexigen Therapeutics
  • Developer Bausch Health Companies; Biologix FZCo; Kwang Dong Pharmaceutical; Orexigen Therapeutics; Rovi
  • Class Analgesics; Antidepressants; Drug withdrawal therapies; Irritable bowel syndrome therapies; Morphine derivatives; Obesity therapies; Propiophenones; Small molecules; Smoking cessation therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Adrenergic uptake inhibitors; Dopamine uptake inhibitors; Opioid mu receptor antagonists; Opioid 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 No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Obesity

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Obesity
  • No development reported Depressive disorders; Smoking withdrawal

Most Recent Events

  • 30 Jul 2018 Bupropion/naltrexone market licensed to Pernix Therapeutics Holdings in USA
  • 30 Jul 2018 Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals acquires bupropion/naltrexone from Orexigen Therapeutics
  • 13 Jul 2018 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is now called Bausch Health Companies
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