Drug Profile


Alternative Names: NVP-QAW-039; QAW-039; QAW39A; QAW39A2107

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Acetic acids; Anti-inflammatories; Antiallergics; Antiasthmatics; Pyridines; Pyrroles
  • Mechanism of Action Prostaglandin D2 receptor antagonists
  • 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 Allergic asthma; Asthma
  • Phase II Atopic dermatitis
  • No development reported Allergic rhinitis

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Mar 2017 Novartis plans a phase I trial in patients with Renal failure and in Healthy volunteers (NCT03087942)
  • 21 Mar 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Asthma (In adolescents, In adults, In the elderly, Treatment-experienced) in Germany, Hungary, Japan, Latvia, Slovakia (PO) (EudraCT2016-001560-11) (NCT03052517)
  • 17 Feb 2017 Novartis plans a phase III trial for Asthma (Treatment-experienced, In adolescents, In adults, In the elderly) (NCT03052517)
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