Inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa)
Class/mechanism: Antibody targeting CD22, conjugated with a cytotoxic, antitumor antibiotic (calicheamicin). Inotuzumab demonstrates a dose-dependent cytotoxicity both in vitro and in vivo. 
Extravasation: No information.
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Diseases for which it is used
Patient drug information
No information available.
History of changes in FDA indication
- 8/17/2017: FDA approved "for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)."
Also known as
- Code name: CMC-544
- Brand name: Besponsa