Expert Opin Pharmacother 2021 Mar 11:1-8. Epub 2021 Mar 11.
Division of Clinical Sciences, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Introduction: The treatment of Cushing's disease (CD) has been advanced well with the introduction of treatment options like transsphenoidal surgery, radiosurgery, bilateral adrenalectomy, and various classes of medication; however, many patients still fail to achieve disease remission. Osilodrostat, an orally bioavailable adrenal steroidogenesis inhibitor, was approved in the USA and EU in 2020 for the treatment of CD.
Areas Covered: This review provides an overview of Cushing's disease and the newly FDA approved 11β-hydroxylase inhibitor, osilodrostat, for CD with a focus on pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, safety and efficacy data, and phase 2 and 3 clinical trials. Read More