Drug Profile


Alternative Names: APD 334

Latest Information Update: 23 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Arena Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antirheumatics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Inflammatory bowel diseases; Pyoderma; Ulcerative colitis

Most Recent Events

  • 14 Mar 2017 Arena Pharmaceuticals plans a phase II trial for Primary biliary cholangitis
  • 10 Mar 2017 Arena Pharmaceutical plans a phase II trial for Pyoderma gangrenosum (NCT03072953)
  • 30 Mar 2016 Arena Pharmaceuticals has patent protection for APD 334 in USA, Japan, China, Australia and Russia
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