Anastrozole - AstraZeneca

Drug Profile

Anastrozole - AstraZeneca

Alternative Names: Arimidex; ICI D 1033; ZD 1033

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Class Antineoplastics; Nitriles; Small molecules; Triazoles
  • Mechanism of Action Aromatase inhibitors; Estrogen receptor antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Breast cancer
  • Discontinued Female infertility

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Apr 2016 AstraZeneca completes the phase III DATA trial in Breast cancer (Adjuvant therapy) in Netherlands (NCT00301457)
  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 19 Mar 2015 Launched for Breast cancer in Canada, Greece, Hungary, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Venezuela, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Israel,Bolivia, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Colombia, El Salvador, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Paraguay, Panama, Nicaragua, Uruguay, Netherlands Antilles, Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Croatia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovenia, Iceland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Belarus, Serbia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Syria, Yemen, Cambodia, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Kenya and India (PO) before March 2015
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