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Lynparza Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 19th, 2014)
  • Brand name: Lynparza
  • Generic name: olaparib
  • Dosage form: Capsules and Tablets
  • Company: AstraZeneca
  • Treatment for: Ovarian Cancer

Lynparza (olaparib) is a first-in-class oral poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Lynparza

Aug 17, 2017Approval FDA Approves Tablet Formulation of Lynparza (olaparib) for Maintenance Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
Jun  4, 2017Lynparza (olaparib) Significantly Reduces the Risk of Disease Worsening or Death in Patients with BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Breast Cancer
Dec 19, 2014Approval FDA Approves Lynparza (olaparib) to Treat Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Jun 25, 2014FDA Advisory Committee Votes on Accelerated Approval for Investigational Medicine Olaparib

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