Decitabine/Cedazuridine - Astex Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Decitabine/Cedazuridine - Astex Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: ASTX 727; Cedazuridine/Decitabine; Decitabine/E7727; E-7727/decitabine

Latest Information Update: 03 Jan 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Astex Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antineoplastics; Aza compounds; Deoxyribonucleosides; Pyrimidine nucleosides; Ribonucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Antimetabolites; Cytidine deaminase inhibitors; DNA methylation 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

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia; Myelodysplastic syndromes

Most Recent Events

  • 09 Dec 2017 Adverse events, efficacy and pharmacokinetics data from a phase II trial in Myelodysplastic syndromes and Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia presented at the 59th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology (ASH-Hem-2017)
  • 13 Oct 2017 Astex Pharmaceuticals plans a phase III trial for Myelodysplastic-syndromes and Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia in USA (PO) (NCT03306264)
  • 22 Jun 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia in USA before June 2017 (PO)
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