Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AKR-501; AKR-501 monomaleate; AVA; Avatrombopag maleate; E-5501; YM-477

Latest Information Update: 23 Jun 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Astellas Pharma
  • Developer Dova Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Thrombopoietin receptor agonists
  • 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

  • Phase III Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; Thrombocytopenia

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Aug 2017 Dova announces intention to submit NDA to US FDA for Thrombocytopenia in Q3 2017
  • 10 Aug 2017 Dovo Pharmaceuticals intends to launch avatrombopag in USA in 2018
  • 06 Jan 2017 Dova Pharmaceuticals completes a phase III trial for Thrombocytopenia in USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, China, Mexico, Israel, France, Italy, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Romania and Russia (PO) (NCT01976104)
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