Tc 99m ethylenedicysteine deoxyglucose

Drug Profile

Tc 99m ethylenedicysteine deoxyglucose

Alternative Names: (99m)Tc ethylenedicysteine-deoxyglucose; 99m-Tc-EC-DG; 99mTC ethylene dicysteine deoxyglucose; 99mTc ethylenedicysteine N-acetyl glucosamine; 99mTc-oncardia; Oncardia; Tc 99m EC glucosamine; Tc 99m ethylenedicysteine glucosamine; Technetium TC 99m ECDG; Technetium-99m-labeled Ethylenedicysteine-Deoxyglucose; Technetium-99m-labeled ethylenedicysteine-glucosamine

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator CellPoint LLC
  • Developer CellPoint; University of Chicago
  • Class Diagnostic conjugates; Organotechnetium compounds; Radiopharmaceutical diagnostics; Radiopharmaceuticals; Technetium compounds
  • Mechanism of Action Single-photon emission-computed tomography enhancers
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Lung cancer; Myocardial ischaemia

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Lung cancer
  • Phase II Myocardial ischaemia
  • No development reported Head and neck cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Head-and-neck-cancer(Diagnosis) in USA (IV, Injection)
  • 03 Aug 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-II for Non-small cell lung cancer (Diagnosis) in Canada (IV)
  • 01 Feb 2015 Tc 99m ethylenedicysteine deoxyglucose is still in phase II trials for Myocardial ischaemia (Diagnosis) in USA
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