Drug Profile


Alternative Names: IMBRUVICA; Imbruvica; Imuburubika; JNJ-54179060; PCI-32765

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Celera Genomics Group
  • Developer Foundation GIMEMA; Genentech; Janssen; Janssen Biotech; Lymphoma Academic Research Organisation; National Cancer Institute (USA); Northwestern University; OHSU Knight Cancer Institute; Pharmacyclics; Sheba Medical Center; Singapore General Hospital; Stanford University Medical Center; University of California, Davis; University of Leeds
  • Class 2 ring heterocyclic compounds; Antineoplastics; Antirheumatics; Phenyl ethers; Piperidines; Pyrazoles; Pyrimidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Agammaglobulinaemia tyrosine kinase inhibitors; Emt protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; Graft-versus-host disease
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; MALT lymphoma; Mantle-cell lymphoma; Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia
  • Preregistration Graft-versus-host disease
  • Phase III Diffuse large B cell lymphoma; Follicular lymphoma; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Phase II/III Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase II Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia; Acute myeloid leukaemia; B cell lymphoma; CNS cancer; Hairy cell leukaemia; Multiple myeloma
  • Phase I/II Gastrointestinal cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer; Renal cell carcinoma; Urogenital cancer
  • Phase I Cancer; Solid tumours
  • Preclinical Breast cancer; Colorectal cancer; Lymphoma
  • Discontinued Rheumatoid arthritis; Seasonal allergic rhinitis

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Apr 2017 Pharmacyclics plans phase III SYMPATICO trial for Mantle cell lymphoma (NCT03112174)
  • 04 Apr 2017 Preregistration for Graft-versus-host disease (Second-line therapy or greater) in USA prior to April 2017 (PO)
  • 17 Feb 2017 Janssen Pharmaceutical has patent protection for covering the compositions containing ibrutinib and methods for preparing them in the US (Abbvie 10-K, February 2017)
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