Drug Profile


Alternative Names: KS 01 019; Niaspan®/simvastatin; Nicotinic acid/simvastatin; Simcor

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Kos Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer AbbVie
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Naphthalenes; Nicotinic-acids; Peripheral vasodilators; 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

  • Marketed Lipid metabolism disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 02 Jan 2013 Abbott separates its pharmaceuticals business to new company called AbbVie
  • 08 Jun 2011 The FDA announces label changes for simvastatin products in USA
  • 29 Jul 2010 The US FDA approved two new dosage strengths of niacin/simvastatin
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