Bempedoic acid - Esperion Therapeutics

Drug Profile

Bempedoic acid - Esperion Therapeutics

Alternative Names: ESP-55016; ETC-1002

Latest Information Update: 08 Jun 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Esperion Therapeutics
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Antihypertensives; Dicarboxylic acids; Fatty acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action ATP citrate (pro S) lyase inhibitors
  • 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 III Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Phase II Dyslipidaemias; Hypertension

Most Recent Events

  • 23 May 2018 Pharmacodynamics, efficacy and adverse events data from the phase III CLEAR-Serenity trial in Hypercholesterolaemia released by Esperion Therapeutics
  • 02 May 2018 Esperion plans to submit MAA to the EMA for Hypercholesterolaemia by the second quarter of 2019
  • 02 May 2018 Safety and efficacy data from the phase III CLEAR HARMONY trial in Hypercholesterolaemia released by Esperion
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