Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Advicor; KS 01022; Nicostatin; Nicotinic acid/lovastatin

Latest Information Update: 30 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Kos Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer AbbVie
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Naphthalenes; Nicotinic-acids; Vitamins
  • Mechanism of Action Cholesterol inhibitors; HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Market Withdrawal Hyperlipidaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 17 Aug 2011 Sepracor Pharmaceuticals is now called Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada
  • 03 Jun 2008 Oryx Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Sepracor
  • 13 Dec 2006 Kos Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Abbott Laboratories
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