Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BMS-562247; BMS-562247-01; Eliquis

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Developer Bristol-Myers Squibb; Pfizer
  • Class 2 ring heterocyclic compounds; Amides; Anticoagulants; Antithrombotics; Lactams; Phenyl ethers; Pyrazoles; Pyridones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Factor Xa inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Deep vein thrombosis; Pulmonary embolism; Stroke; Thromboembolism; Venous thromboembolism
  • Phase III Acute coronary syndromes

Most Recent Events

  • 13 Apr 2017 Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb completes the phase III AVERROES trial in Stroke (Prevention) in USA, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom (PO) (NCT00496769) (EudraCT2007-001557-26)
  • 23 Feb 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb has patent protection for apixaban in Japan (Pfizer Form 10-K, February 2017)
  • 01 Jan 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Thromboembolism (In adolescents, In children, In infants, Prevention) in USA (PO, Tablet) (NCT02981472)
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