Ethyl eicosapentaenoic acid

Drug Profile

Ethyl eicosapentaenoic acid

Alternative Names: eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester; EPA-E; Epadel; Epadel-T; ethyl icosapentaenoate; ethyl icosapentate; MND-21

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Mochida Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antidepressants; Antihyperlipidaemics; Antiplatelets; Eicosanoids; Esters; Omega 3 fatty acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Caspase inhibitors; Phospholipase A2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Atherosclerosis; Hyperlipidaemia
  • No development reported Chronic heart failure
  • Discontinued Alzheimer's disease; Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for clinical-Phase-Unknown development in Chronic-heart-failure in Japan (PO)
  • 01 Apr 2014 Clinical trial in Chronic heart failure in Japan (PO)
  • 31 Oct 2012 Mochida Pharmaceutical Company completes a phase II trial in Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in USA and Puerto Rico (NCT01154985)
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