Sufentanil sublingual - AcelRx

Drug Profile

Sufentanil sublingual - AcelRx

Alternative Names: ARX-01; ARX-02; ARX-04; ARX-F01; ARX-F02; DSUVIA; Dzuveo; Sublingual sufentanil; Sufentanil sublingual - NanoTab; Zalviso

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator AcelRx Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer AcelRx Pharmaceuticals; Grunenthal
  • Class Amides; General anaesthetics; Opioid analgesics; Piperidines; Small molecules; Thiophenes
  • Mechanism of Action Opioid mu receptor agonists
  • 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 - Acute pain; Postoperative pain

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acute pain

Most Recent Events

  • 02 Nov 2018 Registered for Acute pain in USA (Sublingual, Tablet, 30mcg)
  • 02 Nov 2018 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals plans to launch sufentanil sublingual (DSUVIA™) for Acute pain in USA (PO), in the first quarter of 2019
  • 12 Oct 2018 The US FDA advisory committee recommends approval of sufentanil sublingual for Acute pain
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