Drug Profile


Alternative Names: KW-2307; Navelbine; NVB; Vinorelbine ditartrate; Vinorelbine tartrate

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator CNRS
  • Developer Pierre Fabre
  • Class Antineoplastics; Small molecules; Vinca alkaloids
  • Mechanism of Action Mitosis inhibitors; Tubulin polymerisation inhibitors
  • 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; Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Phase II Mesothelioma
  • No development reported Cervical cancer; Head and neck cancer; Malignant melanoma; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer; Small cell lung cancer
  • Discontinued Multiple myeloma

Most Recent Events

  • 07 Oct 2016 Final safety and efficacy results from the phase II NAVoTRIAL presented at the 41st European Society for Medical Oncology Congress (ESMO-2016)
  • 25 Jul 2016 Vinorelbine licensed to Grupo Biotoscana in Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru
  • 30 Mar 2016 Launched for Breast cancer (Metastatic disease) in Germany (PO)
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