Cytisine - Achieve Life Sciences

Drug Profile

Cytisine - Achieve Life Sciences

Alternative Names: Desmoxan; Tabex

Latest Information Update: 17 Aug 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Sopharma
  • Developer Achieve Life Sciences; National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
  • Class Alkaloids; Smoking cessation therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha4 beta2 nicotinic receptor agonists; Chelating agents
  • 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 - Smoking withdrawal

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Smoking withdrawal

Most Recent Events

  • 09 Aug 2018 Achieve Life Sciences has patents pending for cytisine globally
  • 11 Jul 2018 Achieve Life Sciences intends to submit NDA to US FDA for treatment of Smoking withdrawal
  • 11 Jul 2018 Achieve Life Sciences successfully conducts a meeting with US FDA for the continued clinical and non-clinical development of cytisine for treatment of Smoking withdrawal
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