Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Epafipase; PAF-AH; Pafase; Platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase; Recombinant human platelet-activating-factor acetylhydrolase; rPAF-AH; SUN Y7016

Latest Information Update: 08 Mar 2004

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At a glance

  • Originator ICOS Corporation
  • Class Anti-infectives; Anti-inflammatories
  • Mechanism of Action Platelet activating factor 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 Acute enterocolitis; Adult respiratory distress syndrome; Allergic asthma; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Pancreatitis; Reperfusion injury; Sepsis; Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 08 Mar 2004 A study has been added to the adverse events and Bacterial Infections therapeutic trials sections
  • 23 Dec 2002 Discontinued - Phase-I for Sepsis in Japan (Injection)
  • 23 Dec 2002 Discontinued - Phase-II for Adult respiratory distress syndrome in USA (unspecified route)
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