Doxorubicin liposomal - ALZA

Drug Profile

Doxorubicin liposomal - ALZA

Alternative Names: Caelyx; Dox-SL; Doxil; JNS-002; Liposomal doxorubicin - ALZA; Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin; SPI 49

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator ALZA Corporation
  • Developer Janssen Biotech; University of Kansas Medical Center; Xian-Janssen
  • Class Anthracyclines; Cytostatic antibiotics; Doxorubicins; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA intercalators; Type II DNA topoisomerase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Ovarian cancer
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Breast cancer; Kaposi's sarcoma; Multiple myeloma; Ovarian cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Sep 2016 Schering-Plough in collaboration with SOLTI Breast Cancer Research Group completes a phase II trial for Breast cancer in Spain (NCT00563953)
  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Multiple-myeloma(Combination therapy, Second-line therapy or greater) in Japan (IV)
  • 27 Apr 2016 NICE recommends pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride as an option for recurrent ovarian cancer
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