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Synonyms: CDP 771 | CMA 676 | hP67.6-calicheamicin | Mylotarg® | WAY-CMA 676
gemtuzumab ozogamicin is an approved drug (FDA (2000), EMA (2018))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: This drug is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) that targets delivery of the highly cytotoxic ozogamicin (a derivative of calicheamicin γ1) to CD33 +ve myeloid cells .
|Gemtuzumab ozogamicin is an immune checkpoint modulator that delivers a toxic payload to target cancer cells.|
|Acute myeloid leukemia||
|Approved in particular for CD33-positive AML. However, note that use in this indication has been withdrawn in some jurisdictions due to safety concerns and lack of significant efficacy.|