Esketamine hydrochloride is under clinical development by Celon Pharma and currently in Phase II for Major Depressive Disorder. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Major Depressive Disorder have a 39% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Esketamine hydrochloride’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

GlobalData tracks drug-specific phase transition and likelihood of approval scores, in addition to indication benchmarks based off 18 years of historical drug development data. Attributes of the drug, company and its clinical trials play a fundamental role in drug-specific PTSR and likelihood of approval.

Esketamine hydrochloride overview

Esketamine hydrochloride is under development for the treatment of drug-resistant depression, major depressive disorder and bipolar depression. It is administered through the inhalational route as dry powder. It is a small molecule act by targeting the NMDA receptor. 

Celon Pharma overview

Celon Pharma, a subsidiary of Glatton Sp Zoo, is a biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops, produces and distributes generic medicinal products and pharmaceutical preparations to treat cancer, diabetes, neurological and metabolic diseases. The company’s product range includes Aromek, Salmex, Valzek, Lazivir, Donepex and Ketrel. It is investigating drugs against solid tumors, neuropathic pain, asthma, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, psoriasis, Schizophrenia, and drug-resistant depression among others. Celon Pharma conducts advanced scientific research and development programs to produce modern drugs. The company works in collaboration with academic and research institutions to discover new therapies. Celon Pharma is headquartered in Lomianki, Mazovia, Poland.

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This content was updated on 10 June 2024

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GlobalData’s Likelihood of Approval analytics tool dynamically assesses and predicts how likely a drug will move to the next stage in clinical development (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a combination of machine learning and a proprietary algorithm to process data points from various databases found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.