Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BMS 200604 01; Orzel; UFT; Uftoral

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Taiho Pharmaceutical
  • Developer Merck KGaA; Otsuka Pharmaceutical; Taiho Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antineoplastics; Nitrogen mustard compounds; Pyrimidinones
  • Mechanism of Action Thymidylate synthase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Breast cancer; Colorectal cancer; Gastric cancer; Liver cancer; Lung cancer; Pancreatic cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 20 Jul 2005 Tegafur/Uracil has been licensed to Merck-KGaA worldwide
  • 06 Aug 2004 A study has been added to the adverse events and Cancer therapeutic trials sections
  • 30 Apr 2004 A study has been added to the Cancer therapeutic trials section
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