Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CS-747; CS-747S; Effient; Efient; LY 640315; R-138727; R-99224

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Daiichi Sankyo Company; Ube Industries
  • Developer Daiichi Sankyo Company; Eli Lilly; Ube Industries
  • Class Antiplatelets; Antithrombotics; Cyclopropanes; Fluorobenzenes; Small molecules; Thienopyridines
  • Mechanism of Action Platelet ADP receptor antagonists; Purinoceptor P2Y12 antagonists
  • 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 Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acute coronary syndromes
  • Phase III Sickle cell anaemia; Stroke

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Oct 2016 Daiichi Sankyo completes a phase-III clinical trial in Stroke in Japan (PO) (JapicCTI-111582)
  • 25 May 2016 Single dose 20mg prasugrel available for Acute coronary syndromes with PCI in Japan
  • 20 Jan 2016 Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency approves 20mg single dose prasugrel for the treatment of Acute coronary syndrome with PCI in Japan
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