Fluorocyclopentenylcytosine

Drug Profile

Fluorocyclopentenylcytosine

Alternative Names: FCPEC; RX 3117

Latest Information Update: 01 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Rexahn Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antineoplastics; Nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Antimetabolites; Apoptosis stimulants; CDC2 protein kinase inhibitors; Cell division inhibitors; DNA cytosine 5 methyltransferase 1 inhibitors; DNA synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Pancreatic cancer
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase I/II Bladder cancer
  • Phase I Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Jan 2017 Interim efficacy data from a IIa part of phase Ib/IIa trial in Pancreatic Cancer presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO-GCS-2017)
  • 23 Jan 2017 Rexahn Pharmaceuticals plans a phase IIa trial for Pancreatic cancer in the first quarter of 2017
  • 31 Oct 2016 Rexahn Pharmaceuticals receives patent allowance for fluorocyclopentenylcytosine in the US in October 2016
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