Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AG-013736; AG-13,736; Inlyta

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Pfizer
  • Developer H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute; Merck Sharp & Dohme; Netherlands Cancer Institute; Pfizer; SCRI Development Innovations; SFJ Pharmaceuticals; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Class Antineoplastics; Imidazoles; Indazoles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Angiogenesis inhibitors; Platelet-derived growth factor beta receptor antagonists; Proto oncogene protein c-kit inhibitors; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 antagonists; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 antagonists; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Renal cell carcinoma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Renal cell carcinoma
  • Phase II Carcinoid tumour; Colorectal cancer; Glioblastoma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Prostate cancer
  • Phase I Solid tumours
  • Discontinued Breast cancer; Gastric cancer; Gastrointestinal cancer; Liver cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Thyroid cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Feb 2017 Pfizer has patent protection for axitinib in Japan, European Union and USA (Pfizer Form 10-K, February 2017)
  • 09 Oct 2016 Phase-III clinical trials in Renal cell carcinoma (Combination therapy, First-line therapy, Late-stage disease) (PO)
  • 09 Oct 2016 Efficacy data from a phase Ib trial in Renal cell carcinoma (Late-stage disease, Combination therapy, Treatment-naive) and the phase Ib JAVELIN Renal 100 trial in Renal cell carcinoma (Late-stage disease, Combination therapy) released by Pfizer
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