Vadadustat - Akebia Therapeutics

Drug Profile

Vadadustat - Akebia Therapeutics

Alternative Names: AKB-6548; MT 6548; PG-1016548

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Procter & Gamble
  • Developer Akebia Therapeutics; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
  • Class Antianaemics; Chlorophenols; Pyridines; 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
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Aug 2018 Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation plans a phase III trial in healthy volunteers in August 2018 (NCT03645863)
  • 03 Aug 2018 Akebia Therapeutics initiates enrolment in a phase I trial in Healthy volunteers in USA (NCT03657290)
  • 01 Aug 2018 Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation initiates a phase III trial in healthy volunteers in Japan (PO) (NCT03645863)
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