Irinotecan sucrosofate - Ipsen/Servier

Drug Profile

Irinotecan sucrosofate - Ipsen/Servier

Alternative Names: Irinotecan liposome injection - Merrimack; MM-398; nal-IRI; Nano-irinotecan; Nanoliposomal irinotecan - Merrimack/PharmaEngine; Nanoliposomal irinotecan injection - Merrimack/PharmaEngine; Onivyde; pegylated liposomal irinotecan hydrochloride trihydrate; PEP-02; SHP-673

Latest Information Update: 04 Oct 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator HERMES BioSciences
  • Developer AIO Studien gGmbH; Emory University; Ipsen; Medica Scientia Innovation Research; Merrimack Pharmaceuticals; PharmaEngine; Rhode Island Hospital; Shire; Taiho Pharmaceutical; University of California at San Francisco; University of Florida
  • Class Alkaloids; Antineoplastics; Camptothecins; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA topoisomerase I 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 No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase II/III Small cell lung cancer
  • Phase II Biliary cancer; Breast cancer; Cholangiocarcinoma; Colorectal cancer; Gallbladder cancer; Gastric cancer
  • Phase I/II Gastrointestinal cancer; Glioblastoma
  • No development reported Glioma; Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Sep 2018 Phase-II clinical trials in Pancreatic cancer (First-line therapy, Neoadjuvant therapy, Combination therapy) in USA (IV) (NCT03483038)
  • 29 Aug 2018 Servier acquires rights to Irinotecan sucrosofate for world excluding the US and Taiwan from Shire
  • 08 Aug 2018 Shire completes a phase II trial in Pancreatic cancer (Combination therapy, Metastatic disease, Second-line therapy or greater) in Japan (IV) (NCT02697058)
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