Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BB 882; DO 6; GR 167089; Lexipafant - Vernalis; Zacutex

Latest Information Update: 02 Oct 2009

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At a glance

  • Originator Vernalis
  • Developer DevCo Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antiasthmatics; Antiplatelets; Branched-chain amino acids; Imidazoles; Neuroprotectants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Platelet activating factor inhibitors; Platelet activating factor stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • No development reported Cognition disorders; Neurological disorders; Pancreatitis; Reperfusion injury
  • Discontinued Arrhythmias; Asthma; Ischaemic heart disorders; Multiple sclerosis

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Mar 2004 Lexipafant is available for licensing (http://www.devcopharma.com)
  • 23 Mar 2004 Clinical data from a media release have been added to the pharmacokinetics section
  • 17 Mar 2004 Phase-II clinical trials in Reperfusion injury in United Kingdom (IV)
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