Plitidepsin - PharmaMar

Drug Profile

Plitidepsin - PharmaMar

Alternative Names: Aplidin; Aplidine; DDB; Dehydrodidemnin B

Latest Information Update: 08 Jan 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator PharmaMar
  • Class Antineoplastics; Depsipeptides
  • Mechanism of Action Apoptosis stimulants; Cell cycle inhibitors; Protein synthesis inhibitors; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Multiple myeloma; Precursor cell lymphoblastic leukaemia-lymphoma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Multiple myeloma; Multiple myeloma; Peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Highest Development Phases

  • Preregistration Multiple myeloma
  • Phase II Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; T cell lymphoma
  • No development reported Liposarcoma; Malignant melanoma; Myelofibrosis; Solid tumours
  • Discontinued Leukaemia; Prostate cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Jan 2018 The European Medicines Agency (EMA) initiates re-examination of the Marketing Authorisation Application for the treatment of Multiple myeloma
  • 02 Jan 2018 PharmaMar enters into a commercialisation and distribution agreement with Megapharm for plitidepsin in Israel and Palestinian Authority
  • 15 Dec 2017 The CHMP of EMA adopts negative opinion for approval of plitidepsin for Multiple myeloma in European Union
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