Anacetrapib

Drug Profile

Anacetrapib

Alternative Names: MK-0859

Latest Information Update: 04 Jul 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Developer Merck & Co; University of Oxford
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Oxazolidinones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cholesterol ester transfer protein 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

  • Phase III Atherosclerosis; Hypercholesterolaemia; Hyperlipidaemia; Hyperlipoproteinaemia type IIa

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Jun 2017 Updated efficacy and adverse events data from the phase III REVEAL trial in atherosclerosis released by Merck
  • 28 Feb 2017 Merck has patent protection for anacetrapib in USA (Merck Annual report 2016)
  • 01 Jan 2017 Cambridge University Hospitals initiates a REVEAL-Vasc sub-study for atherosclerosis and vascular diseases in the UK (NCT02931188)
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