Xcytrin Approval Status
- FDA approved: No
- Brand name: Xcytrin
- Generic name: motexafin gadolinium
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Pharmacyclics, Inc.
- Treatment for: Lung Cancer Brain Metastases
Xcytrin (motexafin gadolinium) is an inhibitor of thioredoxin reductase and ribonucleotide reductase intended for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with brain metastases.Pharmacyclics, Inc. announced the receipt of of a not-approvable letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2007.
Development Status and FDA Approval Process for Xcytrin
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