Class/mechanism: glycolipid GD2 recombinant humanized monoclonal IgG1 antibody. Naxitamab-gqgk binds to the glycolipid GD2, which is overexpressed on neuroblastoma cells and other cells of neuroectodermal origin, including the central nervous system and peripheral nerves. In vitro, binding resulted in complement dependent cytotoxicity (CDC) and antibody dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC).
Extravasation: no information
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History of changes in FDA indication
- 11/24/2020: FDA accelerated approval to be used "in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) for pediatric patients one year of age and older and adult patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma in the bone or bone marrow demonstrating a partial response, minor response, or stable disease to prior therapy."
Also known as
- Generic name: naxitamab-gqgk
- Brand name: Danyelza