Description

Simple

Clinical

Overview

FK778, a novel compound with multiple mechanisms of action, is efficacious, well tolerated and safe in kidney transplant patients, potentially offering a breakthrough in immunosuppressive therapy.

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in immunosuppressive and transplant (rejection).

Pharmacodynamic

Information currently not available.

Mechanism of action

FK778 exerts its immunosuppressive activity at the molecular level via the suppression of de-novo pyrimidine biosynthesis, inhibiting the action of dihydroorotate dehydrogenase, an enzyme critical in the process, and consequently inhibiting cell proliferation.

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

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Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)