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|Molar mass||525.56 g/mol|
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It is being developed by Merck & Co. The phase III clinical trial for this compound was stopped early after a review showed it was highly effective and had a good safety profile. Merck announced in 2014 that it would apply for regulatory approval in 2015. In 2014 Cowen and Co predicted odanacatib will generate a billion US$ per year in sales by 2020.
This drug was developed at Merck Frosst in Montreal.
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