Ramucirumab

Drug Profile

Ramucirumab

Alternative Names: Anti-flk-1 monoclonal antibody - ImClone; Anti-KDR monoclonal antibody - ImClone; Anti-VEGFR 2 monoclonal antibody - ImClone; Cyramza; IMC-1121; IMC-1121-B; IMC-1C11 - ImClone; LY-3009806

Latest Information Update: 08 Jun 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Dyax
  • Developer AstraZeneca; Eli Lilly; Merck Sharp & Dohme; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Class Antineoplastics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action 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 - Hepatocellular carcinoma; Gastric cancer
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Colorectal cancer; Gastric cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Phase III Hepatocellular carcinoma; Oesophageal cancer; Urogenital cancer
  • Phase II Biliary cancer
  • Phase I Solid tumours
  • No development reported Breast cancer; Malignant melanoma; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer; Renal cell carcinoma

Most Recent Events

  • 31 May 2017 Adverse events data from the phase III RANGE trial in Urogenital cancer released by Eli Lilly
  • 01 Apr 2017 Final efficacy and safety data from a phase I trial in Gastric cancer presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR-2017)
  • 02 Mar 2017 Phase-III clinical trials in Gastric cancer (Combination therapy, Second-line therapy or greater, Metastatic disease, Late-stage disease, Inoperable/Unresectable) in China (IV) (NCT02898077)
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