Omega-3 carboxylic acids - AstraZeneca

Drug Profile

Omega-3 carboxylic acids - AstraZeneca

Alternative Names: AZD 0585; D-5884; DHA/EPA - AstraZeneca; Docosahexaenoic acid/eicosapentaenoic acid - AstraZeneca; Eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid - AstraZeneca; EPA/DHA - AstraZeneca; Epanova; Omefas; Purepa

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Tillotts Pharma
  • Developer AstraZeneca; Tillotts Pharma
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Carboxylic acids; Docosahexaenoic acids; Eicosanoids; Omega 3 fatty acids; Omega-6 fatty acids
  • Mechanism of Action Lipid modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Registered Hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Phase II Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Research Cardiovascular disorders
  • Discontinued Crohn's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Jun 2016 Omega-3 carboxylic acids is still Registered (not yet launched) for Hypertriglyceridaemia in USA (AstraZeneca pipeline, June 2016)
  • 31 May 2016 AstraZeneca completes a phase II trial for Hypertriglyceridaemia in Sweden (NCT02354976)
  • 01 Oct 2015 AstraZeneca completes enrolment in its phase II trial for Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (Combination therapy) in Sweden (NCT02279407)
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