AN 238

Drug Profile

AN 238

Alternative Names: AN-238

Latest Information Update: 06 Oct 2008

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At a glance

  • Originator AEterna Zentaris Inc
  • Class Anthracyclines; Antineoplastics; Pyrroles
  • Mechanism of Action DNA intercalators; Somatostatin receptor agonists; 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.


Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Oct 2008 Discontinued - Preclinical for Solid tumours in USA (IV)
  • 01 Jun 2006 This compound is still in active development
  • 30 Dec 2002 Zentaris has been acquired by AEterna Laboratories
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