Drug Profile


Alternative Names: L 686708; MK 0591; MK 591

Latest Information Update: 18 Sep 1995

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Indoles; Quinolines
  • Mechanism of Action 5-lipoxygenase activating protein 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

Most Recent Events

  • 18 Sep 1995 MK 591 is now called quiflapon
  • 19 Apr 1995 A study in asthmatic patients has been added to the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics sections
  • 19 Apr 1995 An in vivo study has been added to the pharmacokinetics section
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