Epoprostenol intravenous - Actelion

Drug Profile

Epoprostenol intravenous - Actelion

Alternative Names: ACT-385781A; Caripul; EPO-ES; Epoprostenol ACT; Epoprostenol sodium thermostable - Actelion; Valetri; Veletri

Latest Information Update: 27 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GeneraMedix
  • Developer Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Class 2 ring heterocyclic compounds; Antihypertensives; Prostaglandins; Small molecules; Vasodilators
  • Mechanism of Action Epoprostenol receptor agonists; Platelet aggregation inhibitors
  • 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

  • Marketed Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jun 2017 Actelion Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • 02 Mar 2017 Registered for Pulmonary arterial hypertension (In adolescents, In children, In infants, In neonates) in Japan (IV)
  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
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