Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ALN-60212; ALN-PCSsc; PCSK9si

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Alnylam Pharmaceuticals; The Medicines Company
  • Class Amino sugars; Antihyperlipidaemics; Drug conjugates; Small interfering RNA
  • Mechanism of Action PCSK9 protein inhibitors; RNA interference
  • 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 Hypercholesterolaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 19 May 2017 The Medicines Company plans the ORION-7 phase I trial for Renal failure in New Zealand (NCT03159416)
  • 26 Apr 2017 The Medicines Company announces intention to submit NDA for Hypercholesterolaemia by the end of 2019
  • 26 Apr 2017 The Medicines Company plans a phase III cardiovascular outcomes trial for Hypercholesterolaemia in unknown countries
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