Drug Profile


Alternative Names: A-001; A-002; LY-315920; LY-333013; S-3013; S-5920; Varespladib methyl

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Eli Lilly; Shionogi
  • Developer Anthera Pharmaceuticals; University Health Network
  • Class Acetic acids; Anti-inflammatories; Antirheumatics; Indoles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Phospholipase A2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Acute lung injury

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Acute coronary syndromes; Acute lung injury; Coronary artery disease; Multiple organ failure; Systemic inflammatory response syndrome

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 23 Mar 2012 Discontinued - Phase-III for Acute coronary syndromes in Australia (PO)
  • 23 Mar 2012 Discontinued - Phase-III for Acute coronary syndromes in Canada (PO)
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