Nintedanib - Boehringer Ingelheim

Drug Profile

Nintedanib - Boehringer Ingelheim

Alternative Names: BIBF-1120; Intedanib; Ofev; Vargatef

Latest Information Update: 01 Oct 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Developer Boehringer Ingelheim; Carolinas HealthCare System; European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer; M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; University of Alabama at Birmingham; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Class Acetamides; Antifibrotics; Antineoplastics; Esters; Indoles; Piperazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Fibroblast growth factor receptor antagonists; Platelet derived growth factor alpha receptor antagonists; Platelet-derived growth factor beta receptor antagonists; Protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors; Type 1 fibroblast growth factor receptor antagonists; Type 3 fibroblast growth factor receptor antagonists; Type-2 fibroblast growth factor receptor antagonists; 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 - Interstitial lung diseases; Systemic scleroderma; Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Mesothelioma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Phase III Colorectal cancer; Interstitial lung diseases; Mesothelioma; Ovarian cancer; Systemic scleroderma
  • Phase II Bladder cancer; Endometrial cancer; Gastrointestinal cancer; Inflammatory breast cancer; Liver cancer; Renal cell carcinoma; Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Phase I/II Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase I Solid tumours
  • No development reported Fallopian tube cancer; Multiple myeloma; Peritoneal cancer
  • Discontinued Prostate cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 25 Sep 2018 Efficacy and adverse events data from the phase III LUME-Meso trial in Mesothelioma released by Boehringer Ingelheim
  • 25 Sep 2018 Boehringer Ingelheim terminates the phase III LUME-Meso trial in Mesothelioma in USA, Australia, Europe, Canada, Egypt, Israel, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Russia due to negative results (failure to meet primary endpoint) (NCT01907100)
  • 18 Sep 2018 Updated efficacy data from a phase III INPULSIS-ON trial in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis released by Boehringer Ingelheim
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