Docosahexaenoic acid

Drug Profile

Docosahexaenoic acid

Alternative Names: Altemia; SC 411

Latest Information Update: 28 Jul 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Sancilio & Company
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Docosahexaenoic acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Undefined mechanism
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Sickle cell anaemia
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Sickle cell anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Jul 2017 Sancilio Pharmaceuticals Company completes enrolment in a phase II trial for Sickle cell anaemia in USA
  • 01 Feb 2017 Sancilio and Company initiates a phase II trial for Sickle cell anaemia (In children, In adolescents) in USA (PO) (NCT02973360)
  • 19 Dec 2016 Phase-III clinical trials in Sickle cell anaemia (In adolocents, In Children) in USA (PO)
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