Sutent Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved January 26th, 2006)
- Brand name: Sutent
- Generic name: sunitinib malate
- Dosage form: Capsules
- Company: Pfizer Inc.
- Treatment for: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Pancreatic Cancer
Sutent (sunitinib malate) is an oral multi-kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors, advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), adjuvant treatment of patients at high risk of recurrent RCC following nephrectomy, and the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Sutent
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