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In the US, Axitinib (axitinib systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: multikinase inhibitors, VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Renal Cell Carcinoma.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist

Chemical Name

N-metyl-2-({3-[(1E)-2-(pyridin-2-yl)etenyl]-1H-indazol-6-yl}sulfanyl)benzamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Axitinibum (Latin)
  • Axitinib (German)
  • Axitinib (French)
  • Axitinib (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Axitinib (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • AG-013736 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Inlyta
    Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pfizer U.S., United States


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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