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Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BBM 2478A; BMY 28090; Elsamicin A; NSC 369327; SPI-28090

Latest Information Update: 14 Apr 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Developer Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Aminoglycosides; Benzopyrans; Cytostatic antibiotics
  • Mechanism of Action DNA topoisomerase I inhibitors; 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.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • No development reported Solid tumours
  • Discontinued Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Most Recent Events

  • 14 Apr 2016 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-I for Solid tumours (Combination therapy, Late-stage disease) in USA (IV)
  • 21 Apr 2011 Elsamitrucin is available for licensing in World (excluding USA) as of 21 Apr 2011. http://www.spectrumpharm.com/
  • 21 Apr 2011 Phase-I clinical trials in late-stage Solid tumours (in combination with paclitaxel) in USA (IV) before April 2011
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