The Medicines Company (MDCO)

Company Description

The Medicines Company provides medical solutions for patients in acute and intensive care hospitals worldwide. The company markets Angiomax, an intravenous direct thrombin inhibitor used as an anticoagulant in cardiovascular events such PTCA and stenting; Recothrom, a human recombinant thrombin used as an aid to hemostasis; Cleviprex, an intravenous small molecule calcium channel blocker for blood pressure reduction; and ready-to-use formulation of Argatroban for the treatment of thrombosis. Its products under development include Cangrelor, an intravenous small molecule antiplatelet agent that is Phase III clinical trial for the prevention of platelet activation; Oritavancin, an investigational intravenous antibiotic, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of acute bacterial infections; and IONSYS, a pre-registration stage product for the short-term management of acute postoperative pain. Products under development include MDCO-216, a novel biologic product to reverse atherosclerotic plaque development and reduce the risk of coronary events in patients with ACS; and ALN-PCS, a development program for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. In addition, it offers acute care generic products for use in the cardiovascular, neurocritical care, and serious infection therapeutic areas; and promotes BRILINTA, an oral tablet antiplatelet medicine. The company has collaboration agreements with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and AstraZeneca LP.

 

COMPANY ADDRESS
The Medicines Company
8 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054 U.S.A
United States

COMPANY PHONE
973-290-6000
Toll-free: 800-388-1183

COMPANY WEBSITE



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