Canagliflozin/metformin immediate-release - Janssen

Drug Profile

Canagliflozin/metformin immediate-release - Janssen

Alternative Names: CANA/MET IR FDC; Invokamet; Metformin immediate-release/canagliflozin - Janssen; Metformin immediate-release/canagliflozin - Johnson & Johnson; Vokanamet

Latest Information Update: 10 Aug 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Janssen Research & Development
  • Developer Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Janssen Research & Development
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Biguanides; Glucosides; Small molecules; Thiophenes
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; Gluconeogenesis inhibitors; Glucose modulators; Sodium-glucose transporter 2 inhibitors
  • 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 Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Aug 2018 Chemical structure information added
  • 02 Aug 2018 The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommends update in label to include data on reduction in risk for major cardiovascular events in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in European Union
  • 13 Jul 2018 FDA assigns PDUFA action date of 31/10/2018 for canagliflozin for the sNDA to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in Type-2 diabetes mellitus
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