Mylotarg

Active Ingredient(s): Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin
FDA Approved: * May 17, 2000
Pharm Company: * WYETH PHARMS INC
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Mylotarg Overview

Gemtuzumab ozogamicin (marketed by Wyeth as Mylotarg) is a drug-linked monoclonal antibody (an antibody-drug conjugate) that was used to treat acute myeloid leukemia from 2000 to 2010. It was withdrawn from market in June 2010 when a clinical trial showed the drug increased patient death and added no benefit over conventional cancer therapies. It was re-introduced into the US market in 2017.[1] Contents 1 Mechanism and side effects 2 History 3 See also 4 References Me...

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My mom died two weeks after receiving two doses of mylotarg in May of 2010. Since her death certificate says her death was due to AML no attorney or doctor wants to discuss if the mylotarg may have caused her death. Does anyone know of anyone our family can talk to about this drug. ## I'm sorry, I wish I could help you, but I really don't know of anyone that you could talk to, or how you'd get anyone to change their minds as to the cause of death, which would have to be the first step. I am also very sorry for your loss. Mylotarg, which contains Gemtusumab Ozogamicin, was removed from the market by the FDA last year, because they found that it increased patient death and did not add any benefits over other therapies that were already on the market. Have you tried speaking to...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin
  • Injection: 5mg, 5mg/vial
  • Vial: 4.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Mylotarg: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0008-4510 Mylotarg 5 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Subsidiary of Pfizer Inc.

Other drugs which contain Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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