NKTR-181 Approval Status

  • FDA approved: No
  • Brand name: NKTR-181
  • Company: Nektar Therapeutics
  • Treatment for: Pain

NKTR-181 is a novel mu-opioid agonist molecule designed to have a slow rate of entry into the brain thus reducing abuse potential and CNS-mediated side effects. NKTR-181 is in development for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain.

FDA Approval Status for NKTR-181

DateArticle
Jun  7, 2012Nektar Announces that FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to NKTR-181, a New Oral Opioid Analgesic Molecule, for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain

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