Synthetic cannabidiol - INSYS Therapeutics

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Synthetic cannabidiol - INSYS Therapeutics

Alternative Names: Pharmaceutical cannabidiol (CBD) - INSYS Therapeutics

Latest Information Update: 03 May 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator INSYS Therapeutics, Inc
  • Developer California Pacific Medical Center; INSYS Therapeutics, Inc; The University of Montreal Hospital Research Center; University of Chicago
  • Class Analgesics; Antiepileptic drugs; Antipsoriatics; Antipsychotics; Anxiolytics; Cannabinoids; Cyclohexenes; Heart failure therapies; Muscle relaxants; Neuroprotectants; Obesity therapies; Skin disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cannabinoid receptor CB1 antagonists; Serotonin 1 receptor modulators; Transient receptor potential channel modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Dravet syndrome; Lennox-Gastaut syndrome; Infantile spasms; Glioblastoma; Glioma; Schizophrenia
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Dravet syndrome; Drug abuse; Infantile spasms; Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
  • Phase II Epilepsy; Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Phase I/II Pain
  • Preclinical Glioblastoma; Peripheral nervous system diseases

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Apr 2018 INSYS therapeutics and University of California San Diego Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research plans a clinical trial (In children) for Epilepsy in 2019
  • 14 Mar 2018 INSYS Therapeutics plans a phase II trial for Prader-Willi syndrome (In children, In adolescents) in June 2018 (NCT03458416)
  • 05 Mar 2018 Phase-III clinical trials in Infantile spasms in USA (In children, In infants, Adjunctive treatment) (PO) (NCT03421496)
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