Fosaprepitant - Merck & Co

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Fosaprepitant - Merck & Co

Alternative Names: Emend For Injection; Emend IV; Fosaprepitant dimeglumine; IVEmend; MK-0517; MK-517; ONO-7847; Proemend

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Developer Merck & Co; Ono Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antiemetics; Morpholines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Neurokinin 1 receptor antagonists; Substance P 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

  • Marketed Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • No development reported Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Jun 2018 Biomarkers information updated
  • 23 Mar 2018 The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) issues a positive opinion for Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (In infants, In children, In adolescents) in European Union
  • 22 Mar 2018 Preregistration for Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (In children, In infants, In adolescents) in European Union before March 2018
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