All the Drug Class Drugs
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Imatinib 100 mg, 400 mg. F.C. TABS: 20, 60 x 100 mg; 10, 30 x
Doses of 400 mg or 600 mg should be
admin. once dly., whereas a daily dose
of 800 mg should be admin. as 400 mg
×2/d in the morn. and even.
Tmt. of adult pts. and child. 3 yrs. of age
and above with Ph+ chron. myeloid
leukaemia (Ph+ -CML) in chron. phase
accelerat. phase or blast crisis. Glivec is
also indicat. for the tmt. of adult pts.s
with Kit (CD117) posit. unresect. and/or
metastat. malignant GI strom. tumour.
(GIST). Also indicated for the tmt. of :
Adult pts. with newly diagnosed
Philadelphia chromos. posit. acute
lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL) integrated with chemotherapy. Adult pts.
with relapsed or refract. Ph + ALL as
monother. Adult pts. with unresect.
(DFSP) and adult pts. with recurrent and/
or metastat. DFSP who are not eligible
for surg. Adult pts. with myelodyspiastic/
myeloproliferative dis.(MDS/MPD) assoc.
with PDGFR ( platelet - derived growth
factor recept. ) gene re- arrangements.
Adult pts. with hypereosinophilic syndr.
(HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic
leukaemia (CEL) who have the FIP1L1-
PDGFRalfa fusion kinase (mutational
analysis or FISH demonstration fo CHIC2
allele deletion) and for pts. with HES and/
or CEL who are FIP1L1-PDGFR alfa fusion
kinase negative . Adult pts. with aggress.
systemic mastocytosis (ASM) without the
D816V c-kit mutation .Adjuvant tmt. of
adult pts. follow. complete gross resec. of
Kit (CD117) positive GIST.
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Axitinib 1 mg, 5 mg. F.C. TAB: 28, 56, 60, 180 × 5, 1 mg.
Recomm. init. oral dose is 5 mg ×2/d. approx.. 12 hrs. apart with / without food should be swallow. whole with a glass of water.
If the pt. vomits or misses a dose, an addit. dose should not be taken. The next prescribed dose should be taken at the usual time. See lit.
Tmt. of advanc. RCC after fail. of one prior syst. therapy.
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Ruxolitinib Phosphate 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg. TAB: blist.: 56, bottle.: 60×5, 15, 20mg
MF: The recomm. start. dose : in is 15
mg ×2/d for pts. with a plat. count
between 100,000/mm 3 and 200,000/
mm 3 and 20 mg ×2/d for pts. with a
plat. count of >200,000/mm 3 .
PV: The recomm. start. dose of is 10
Limited inform. to recommend a start.
dose for pts. with plat. count. between
50,000/mm3 & <100,000/mm3.
The max. recomm. start. dose in these
pts. is 5 mg ×2/d and the pts. should be
Doses may be titrat. based on safety &
efficacy. Tmt. should be discont. for
plat. counts less than 50,000/mm3 or
absolute neutrophil counts less than
500/mm3. In PV, tmt. should also be
interrupt. when haemoglobin is below
8 g/dl. After recov. of blood count.
above these levels, dosing may be
re-started at 5 mg ×2/d and gradual.
incr. based on careful. See. lit.
Tmt. of dis.-related splenomeg.or sympt. in
adult pts. with prim. MF (also known as chron. idiopath. MF), post polycythaem.
vera myelofibrosis or post essential
Polycythaem. vera (PV).
Tmt. of adult pts. with PV who are resist. to
or intolerant of hydroxyurea.
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Erlotinib 100 mg, 150 mg. TABS: 30 x 100 mg, 150 mg. Non-small
cell lung cancer: 150 mg 1 x dly
without food. Pancreat. cancer: 100 mg
dly without food in comb. with
First-line tmt. locally advanced/metastat.
non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with
EGFR activat. mutats. Tmt. locally.
advanced/metastat. NSCLC aft. fail. of at
least one prior chemother. reg. Monother.
for maint. tmt. pts with locally advanc./
metastat. non-small cell lung cancer
whose disease not progress. aft. 4 cycles of
platinum-based first-line chemother. In
comb. with gemcitabine for first-line tmt.
with locally advanced, unresect./
metastat. pancreat. cancer.
C/I: Hypersens. to erlotinib or excips.
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Nilotinib (HCl monohydrate) 150 mg, 200 mg. CAPS: 28, 40, 112, 120 x 200 mg, 28, 112
x 150 mg.
Newly diagn. Ph+ CML-CP: recomm.
dose 300 mg x 2 dly.
Pts. with Ph+ CML-CP and CML-AP
resist./intoler. to at least 1 prior ther.
incl. imatinib: recomm. dose 400 mg x
2 dly. See lit.
150 mg, 200 mg: Tmt. adult pts. with newly
diagn. Ph+ CML in chron. phase.
200 mg only: Tmt. of Ph+ CML in chron./
acceler. phase in pts. resist. to/experienc.
signif. toxicity dur. tmt. imatinib.
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor. Lapatinib (as ditosylate monohydrate) 250 mg. F.C. TABS: 70. Adjust dose accord. to
indicat. and medical condit. Dose must
be taken once dly, at least 1 hr before or
after food. See lit.
In comb. with capecitabine, tmt. advanced/
metastat. breast cancer whose tumors
overexpress ErbB2 (HER2) who have
received prior ther. incl. anthracycline,
taxane and trastuzumab. In comb. with
letrozole for tmt. postmenopaus. women
with hormone recept. +ive metastat. breast
cancer that overexpress. HER2 recept. for
whom hormon. tmt. indicat. Tmt. in
combinat. with aromatase inhib. has not
been compared to trastuzumab-cont.
chemother. reg. for tmt. metastat. breast