Volixibat potassium is under clinical development by Mirum Pharmaceuticals and currently in Phase II for Pruritus. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Pruritus have a 50% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Volixibat potassium’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Volixibat potassium overview

Volixibat potassium (SHP-626, LUM-002) is under development for primary sclerosing cholangitis and its associated pruritus and primary biliary cholangitis. It is administered through the oral route as a capsule. The drug candidate selectively targets apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter (ASBT). The human apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter (SLC10A2) belongs to the solute carrier family (SLC) of transporters and is an important carrier protein expressed in the small intestine.

It was also under development for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) by Shire, adult cholestasis (intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy), and Type 2 diabetes.

Mirum Pharmaceuticals overview

Mirum Pharmaceuticals is biopharmaceutical company that develops a pipeline of novel therapies for debilitating liver diseases. The company’s pipeline products include Maralixabat, minimally absorbed, orally administered investigational drug and Volixibat, a minimally absorbed agent designed to selectively inhibit ASBT. It develops products to treat rare cholestatic liver diseases that include progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), alagille syndrome (ALGS), biliary atresia (BA), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). Mirum Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Foster City, California, the US.

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This content was updated on 2 September 2023

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