Cytarabine ocfosfate

Drug Profile

Cytarabine ocfosfate

Alternative Names: ara CMP stearyl ester; C 18 PCA; Cytarabine phosphate stearate; Estarabine; Phosteabine sodium; Starasid; YNK 01

Latest Information Update: 09 May 2007

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At a glance

  • Originator Nippon Kayaku; Yamasa Corporation
  • Class Antineoplastics; Arabinonucleosides; Pyrimidine nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Leukaemia
  • Discontinued Cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Mar 2003 A study has been added to the Cancer therapeutic trials section
  • 29 Nov 2000 A phase II study has been added to the Cancer therapeutic trials and adverse events sections
  • 06 May 1997 Launched for Leukaemia in Japan (PO)
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