Class/mechanism: Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor. Belinostat causes cell cycle arrest and/or apoptosis of tumor cells by blocking HDAC, which results in accumulation of acetylated histones and other proteins.
Extravasation: no information
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Diseases for which it is used
Patient drug information
- Patient information may be found in the Belinostat (Beleodaq) package insert.
- Belinostat (Beleodaq) patient drug information (Chemocare)
- Belinostat (Beleodaq) patient drug information (UpToDate)
History of changes in FDA indication
- 7/3/2014: FDA accelerated approval for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL).
Also known as
- Code name: PXD101
- Brand name: Beleodaq