Drug Profile


Alternative Names: K 877

Latest Information Update: 26 Apr 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Kowa Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Benzoxazoles; Butyric acids
  • 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

  • Preregistration Dyslipidaemias
  • Phase III Hypertriglyceridaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Mar 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Dyslipidaemias in Spain, Slovakia (PO) (EudraCT2016-003818-26)
  • 16 Mar 2017 Kowa Research Institute initiates enrolment in the phase III PROMINENT trial for Dyslipidaemia (In patients with diabetes mellitus) in USA (NCT03071692)
  • 03 Jan 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Dyslipidaemias in European Union (PO)
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