Description

Simple

Clinical

Overview

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in osteoporosis and bone metastases.

Pharmacodynamic

Information currently not available.

Mechanism of action

Relacatib is a small-molecule drug that inhibits the activity of cathepsin K, an enzyme that appears to be implicated in osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and certain other disorders causing bone degradation.

Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

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Adverse Effects

Contraindications

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Food Interactions

    Information currently not available.

Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)
1 References
  1. 1 . Kumar S, Dare L, Vasko-Moser JA, James IE, Blake SM, Rickard DJ, Hwang SM, Tomaszek T, Yamashita DS, Marquis RW, Oh H, Jeong JU, Veber DF, Gowen M, Lark MW, Stroup G: A highly potent inhibitor of cathepsin K (relacatib) reduces biomarkers of bone resorption both in vitro and in an acute model of elevated bone turnover in vivo in monkeys. Bone. 2007 Jan;40(1):122-31. Epub 2006 Sep 7.PubMed: 16962401