Laropiprant/niacin/simvastatin

Drug Profile

Laropiprant/niacin/simvastatin

Alternative Names: MK-0524B; MK-524B

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Indoles; Naphthalenes; Nicotinic-acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action GPR109A receptor agonists; GPR109B receptor agonists; HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors; Prostaglandin D2 receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Hyperlipidaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Nov 2012 Discontinued - Phase-III for Hyperlipidaemia in Asia (PO)
  • 01 Nov 2012 Discontinued - Phase-III for Hyperlipidaemia in Australia (PO)
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