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In the US, Vandetanib (vandetanib systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: EGFR inhibitors, multikinase inhibitors, VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Thyroid Cancer.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent: Tyrosine kinase inhibitor

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist

Chemical Name

N-(4-Bromo-2-fluorophenyl)-6-metoxy-7-[(1-metylpiperidin-4-yl)metoxy]quinazolin-4-amine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Vandetanibum (Latin)
  • Vandetanib (German)
  • Vand├ętanib (French)
  • Vandetanib (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vandetanib (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • AZD-6474 (IS)
  • UNII-YO460OQ37K (IS)
  • ZD6474 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Caprelsa
    AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Canada; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Croatia (Hrvatska); AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Israel; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Slovenia; AstraZeneca, United States; AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom


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

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