Drug Profile


Alternative Names: K 877; Parmodia

Latest Information Update: 12 Oct 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Kowa Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Benzoxazoles; Butyric acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha 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

  • Registered Hyperlipidaemia
  • Phase III Dyslipidaemias; Hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Phase I Primary biliary cirrhosis

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Sep 2017 Phase-I clinical trials in Primary biliary cirrhosis in Japan (PO) (JapicCTI-173728)
  • 11 Aug 2017 Chemical structure information added
  • 03 Jul 2017 Registered for Hyperlipidaemia in Japan (PO) - First global approval
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