Niacin

Drug Profile

Niacin

Alternative Names: KS 01016; Niaspan; Nicotinic acid

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Kos Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer AbbVie
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Nicotinic-acids; Peripheral vasodilators; Small molecules; Vitamins
  • Mechanism of Action GPR109A receptor agonists; GPR109B receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Lipid metabolism disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 20 Sep 2013 First generic equivalent available in USA for Lipid disorders
  • 25 Mar 2013 Adverse events data from the phase III AIM-HIGH trial in Lipid metabolism disorders released
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