Niacin controlled release/laropiprant - Merck

Drug Profile

Niacin controlled release/laropiprant - Merck

Alternative Names: Cordaptive; ER niacin/laropiprant; ERN/LRPT - Merck; Extended-release niacin/immediate-release laropiprant; Laropiprant/ER niacin; Laropiprant/extended-release niacin; Laropiprant/nicotinic acid; MK-0524A; MK-524A; Nicotinic acid/laropiprant; Pelzont; Tredaptive; Tredaptive Extended-release tab; Trevaclyn

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Developer Merck & Co; Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Indoles; Nicotinic-acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action GPR109A receptor agonists; GPR109B receptor agonists; Prostaglandin D2 receptor antagonists
  • 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

  • Market Withdrawal Dyslipidaemias; Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Discontinued Atherosclerosis

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Aug 2013 Biomarkers information updated
  • 09 Mar 2013 Withdrawn for Dyslipidaemias in Hong Kong (PO)
  • 09 Mar 2013 Withdrawn for Dyslipidaemias in Israel (PO)
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