NS 398

Drug Profile

NS 398

Alternative Names: NS-398

Latest Information Update: 07 Aug 2007

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At a glance

  • Originator Cayman Chemical; Taisho Pharmaceutical
  • Developer Taisho Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antipyretics; Nitrobenzenes; Non-opioid analgesics; Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories; Small molecules; Sulfonamides
  • Mechanism of Action Cyclo-oxygenase 2 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 Cancer; Inflammation; Renal colic

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Oct 2002 No development reported - Preclinical for Renal colic in USA (unspecified route)
  • 21 Oct 2002 No development reported - Preclinical for Cancer in United Kingdom (unspecified route)
  • 25 Oct 2000 A preclinical study has been added to the Cancer pharmacodynamics section
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