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Lonsurf Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved September 22nd, 2015)
  • Brand name: Lonsurf
  • Generic name: tipiracil hydrochloride and trifluridine
  • Dosage form: Capsules
  • Company: Taiho Oncology, Inc.
  • Treatment for: Colorectal Cancer

Lonsurf (tipiracil and trifluridine) is a thymidine phosphorylase inhibitor and nucleoside metabolic inhibitor combination indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who are no longer responding to other therapies.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Lonsurf

DateArticle
Sep 22, 2015Approval FDA Approves Lonsurf (tipiracil and trifluridine) for Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Feb 23, 2015Taiho Oncology, Inc. Announces TAS-102 NDA for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Accepted for Review by FDA

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