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Mercaptamine bitartrate - Mylan

Drug Profile

Mercaptamine bitartrate - Mylan

Alternative Names: Cystagon; Cysteamine - Mylan/Orphan Europe; Cysteamine bitartrate

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Mylan
  • Developer Alphapharm; Mylan
  • Class Mercaptoethylamines; Small molecules; Sulfhydryl compounds
  • Mechanism of Action Glutathione synthase stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Nephropathic cystinosis
  • Discontinued Unspecified

Most Recent Events

  • 09 Apr 2018 Mercaptamine bitartrate licensed to Recordati worldwide
  • 26 Oct 2017 Chemical structure information added
  • 31 Dec 2008 Mercaptamine bitartrate oral is still in phase II/III trials for Undefined indication in European Union
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