Etoricoxib/tizanidine - Merck Sharp & Dohme

Drug Profile

Etoricoxib/tizanidine - Merck Sharp & Dohme

Alternative Names: Etoricoxib/tizanidine MR; Immediate-release etoricoxib/modified-release tizanidine - Merck; MK-0663B; Tizanidine/etoricoxib

Latest Information Update: 16 Jul 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Class Antirheumatics; Antispastics; Imidazolines; Muscle relaxants; Non-opioid analgesics; Pyridines; Small molecules; Sulfones
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha 2 adrenergic receptor agonists; Cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • No development reported Musculoskeletal pain

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for preclinical development in Musculoskeletal-pain in USA (PO, Tablet)
  • 01 Apr 2015 Merck terminates a phase III trial for Back pain in USA prior to enrolment (NCT01979510)
  • 08 Nov 2013 Merck plans a phase III trial for Back pain in USA (NCT01979510)
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