At a glance
- Originator Merck Frosst
- Class Analgesics; Antipyretics; Antirheumatics
- Mechanism of Action Cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors
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.
Highest Development Phases
- Discontinued Inflammation
Most Recent Events
- 18 Jan 2000 New profile
- 18 Jan 2000 No-Development-Reported for Inflammation in Canada (Unknown route)