PiritreximAlternative Names: BW 301U; Piritrexim isethionate
Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2003
At a glance
- Originator ILEX Oncology Inc
- Class Pyrimidines; Small molecules
- Mechanism of Action Tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase inhibitors
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
Highest Development Phases
- No development reported Kaposi's sarcoma; Pain
- Discontinued Bladder cancer