ALZ 801

Drug Profile

ALZ 801

Alternative Names: ALZ-801; BLU-8499; NRM-8499; Tramiprosate prodrug

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator BELLUS Health
  • Developer Alzheon; BELLUS Health
  • Class Alkanesulfonic-acids; Antidementias; Neuroprotectants; Propylamines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Amyloid beta-protein inhibitors; GABA A 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 Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Alzheimer's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Alzheimer's-disease(In the elderly, In volunteers) in Canada (PO, Capsule)
  • 24 Oct 2017 ALZ 801 receives Fast Track designation for Alzheimer's disease [PO] (In adolescents, In adults) in USA
  • 20 Sep 2017 Alzheon plans a phase III pivotal trial for Alzheimer's disease (PO)
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