Eflornithine oral - Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Eflornithine oral - Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: CPP-1X; DFMO; Difluoromethylornithine

Latest Information Update: 14 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals; Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Class Basic amino acids; Diamino amino acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Ornithine decarboxylase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Familial adenomatous polyposis; Neuroblastoma; Gastric cancer
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Gastric cancer; Neuroblastoma
  • Phase I Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 14 Sep 2017 Chemical structure information added
  • 17 Jul 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Gastric cancer (Prevention) in USA (PO, Tablet)
  • 17 Jul 2017 Phase-II clinical trials in Gastric cancer in USA (PO, Powder)
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