Drug Profile


Alternative Names: MK-8742

Latest Information Update: 07 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Amides; Antivirals; Benzoxazines; Carbamates; Heterocyclic compounds with 4 or more rings; Imidazoles; Indoles; Pyrrolidines
  • Mechanism of Action Hepatitis C virus NS 5 protein inhibitors
  • 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 II Hepatitis C

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Mar 2017 Kyushu University and MSD KK plan a clinical trial for Hepatitis C (Combination therapy) in Japan (UMIN000026542)
  • 07 Feb 2017 Merck in collaboration with The HIV Netherlands Australia Thailand Research Collaboration plans a phase III trial for Hepatitis C (Combination therapy, Treatment-naive) in Thailand (NCT03037151)
  • 11 Jan 2017 Kanazawa University initiates a biomarker identification clinical trial in Japan (PO) (UMIN000025575)
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