Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BAY 38-3441

Latest Information Update: 22 Mar 2010

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At a glance

  • Originator Bayer
  • Class Antineoplastics; Camptothecins; Dipeptides; Glycoconjugates
  • Mechanism of Action DNA topoisomerase 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 Breast cancer; Cancer; Colorectal cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer; Ovarian cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Small cell lung cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Nov 2002 Results from two phase I studies have been added to the adverse events and Cancer therapeutic trials sections
  • 25 Nov 2002 A study has been added to the adverse events, pharmacokinetics and Cancer therapeutic trials sections
  • 10 Dec 2001 A phase I study has been added to the Cancer pharmacokinetics and adverse events section
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