Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Angiomax; Angiox; BG 8967; Hirulog-1

Latest Information Update: 06 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Biogen Idec
  • Developer The Medicines Company
  • Class Antithrombotics; Hirudins; Ischaemic heart disorder therapies; Peptide fragments; Recombinant proteins
  • Mechanism of Action Thrombin inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acute coronary syndromes; Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis syndrome; Thrombosis; Unstable angina pectoris

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Feb 2017 Bivalirudin is still under Preregistration for Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis syndrome and Unstable angina pectoris in China (IV)
  • 22 Nov 2016 Efficacy data from the phase III BRAVO-2/3 trial in Thrombosis prevention (in patients undergoing transaortic valve replacement) presented at the Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC-Card-2016)
  • 12 Jul 2016 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court unanimously affirms District Circuit decision stating that The Medicines Company's Orange Book patents were not invalid under the on sale baron
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