Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Camptothecin macrogol; EZ-246; PEG-camptothecin; Polyethylene glycol camptothecin; Prothecan

Latest Information Update: 08 Feb 2005

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Enzon Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Alkaloids; Antineoplastics; Camptothecins
  • Mechanism of Action DNA topoisomerase I inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Gastric cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Small cell lung cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 08 Feb 2005 Discontinued - Phase-II for Gastric cancer in USA (Infusion)
  • 28 Jul 2003 Phase-II clinical trials in Gastric cancer in USA (Infusion)
  • 28 Jul 2003 Discontinued - Phase-II for Pancreatic cancer in USA (Infusion)
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