Forodesine (Fodosine)

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Mechanism of action

Purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor

Preliminary data

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

  1. Dummer R, Duvic M, Scarisbrick J, Olsen EA, Rozati S, Eggmann N, Goldinger SM, Hutchinson K, Geskin L, Illidge TM, Giuliano E, Elder J, Kim YH. Final results of a multicenter phase II study of the purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor forodesine in patients with advanced cutaneous t-cell lymphomas (CTCL) (Mycosis fungoides and S├ęzary syndrome). Ann Oncol. 2014 Sep;25(9):1807-12. Epub 2014 Jun 19. link to original article PubMed

Also known as

  • Code name: BCX-1777
  • Generic name: Immucillin H
  • Brand name: Fodosine, Mundesine