Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AZD-8931

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Developer AstraZeneca; Cancer Research UK; University College London
  • Class Antineoplastics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Epidermal growth factor receptor antagonists; ERBB 2 receptor antagonists; ERBB-3 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

  • Phase I/II Colorectal cancer
  • Discontinued Advanced breast cancer; Gastric cancer; Oesophageal cancer; Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Sep 2016 Sapitinib is still in phase I/II trials for Colorectal cancer (Combination therapy, Late-stage disease) in United Kingdom (PO) (NCT01862003)
  • 31 May 2014 Phase-I/II clinical trials in Colorectal cancer (Combination therapy, Late-stage disease) in United Kingdom (PO) (NCT01862003)
  • 31 Dec 2012 Discontinued - Phase-I for Gastric cancer in United Kingdom (PO)
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