Drug Profile


Alternative Names: PACAP 1-27; PACAP 1-38; PACAP 6-38; PACAP-27; PACAP-38; Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide

Latest Information Update: 19 Sep 2003

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At a glance

  • Originator Tulane University
  • Class Muscle relaxants; Neuropeptides; Peptides; Vasodilators
  • Mechanism of Action Adenylate cyclase inhibitors; Adenylate cyclase stimulants
  • 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; Neurological disorders; Non-small cell lung cancer; Stroke

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Sep 2003 Discontinued - Phase-I for Asthma in Europe (unspecified route)
  • 19 Sep 2003 Discontinued - Phase-I for Neurological disorders in Europe (unspecified route)
  • 19 Sep 2003 Discontinued - Phase-I for Stroke in Europe (unspecified route)
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