Bempedoic acid

Drug Profile

Bempedoic acid

Alternative Names: ESP-55016; ETC-1002

Latest Information Update: 27 Jun 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Esperion Therapeutics
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Antihypertensives; Dicarboxylic acids; Fatty acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; ATP citrate (pro S) lyase inhibitors; Peroxisome proliferator-activated 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 Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Phase II Dyslipidaemias; Hypertension

Most Recent Events

  • 04 May 2017 Esperion plans a phase II trial of Hypercholesterolaemia (Adjunctive treatment to PCSK9i) in 2H 2017
  • 07 Apr 2017 Esperion Therapeutics initiates enrolment in a phase II trial for Hypercholesterolaemia (Adjunctive treatment) in USA (NCT03193047)
  • 20 Mar 2017 Esperion announces intention to submit NDA to US FDA and MAA to the EMA for a cardiovascular indication by 2022 upon successful completion of CLEAR Outcomes
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