MK 886

Drug Profile

MK 886

Alternative Names: L 663536; MK 0886

Latest Information Update: 18 Feb 2008

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Antiallergics; Antiasthmatics; Antineoplastics; Antipsoriatics
  • Mechanism of Action 5-lipoxygenase activating protein inhibitors; DNA synthesis inhibitors; Leukotriene inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Asthma; Cancer; Coronary thrombosis; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Psoriasis; Thrombosis; Transplant rejection

Most Recent Events

  • 08 Sep 1998 No-Development-Reported for Coronary thrombosis in USA (unspecified route)
  • 08 Sep 1998 No-Development-Reported for Thrombosis in USA (unspecified route)
  • 29 Mar 1996 An animal study has been added to the Ischaemic Heart Disease pharmacodynamics section
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