Breast Cancer Medication

Popular Breast Cancer Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Antifolates 35
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Aromatase Inhibitors 11
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ANASTROZOLE is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause. Some types of breast cancer depend on estrogen to grow, and this medicine can stop tumor growth by blocking estrogen production.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 20
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TAMOXIFEN blocks the effects of estrogen. It is commonly used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to decrease the chance of breast cancer coming back in women who have received treatment for the disease. It may also help prevent breast cancer in women who have a high risk of developing breast cancer.
Aromatase Inhibitors 11
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LETROZOLE blocks the production of estrogen. Certain types of breast cancer grow under the influence of estrogen. Letrozole helps block tumor growth. This medicine is used to treat advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 71
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RALOXIFENE reduces the amount of calcium lost from bones. It is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in women who have experienced menopause.
Nucleoside Metabolic Inhibitors 63
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FLUOROURACIL, 5-FU (flure oh YOOR a sil) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like breast cancer, colon or rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and stomach cancer.
Progestins 18
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MEGESTROL belongs to a class of drugs known as progestins. Megestrol tablets are used to treat advanced breast or endometrial cancer.
Aromatase Inhibitors 181
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EXEMESTANE blocks the production of the hormone estrogen. Some types of breast cancer depend on estrogen to grow, and this medicine can stop tumor growth by blocking estrogen production. This medicine is for the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women only.
Nucleoside Metabolic Inhibitors 1,820
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CAPECITABINE is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat breast cancer, and also colon or rectal cancer.
Androgens 50
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TESTOSTERONE is the main male hormone. It supports normal male development such as muscle growth, facial hair, and deep voice. It is used in males to treat low testosterone levels.
Kinase Inhibitors 10,371
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PALBOCICLIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Alkylating Drugs 371
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CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like lymphoma, myeloma, leukemia, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer, to name a few. It is also used to treat nephrotic syndrome in children.
Kinase Inhibitors 13,827
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer. Zortress is used for kidney and liver transplant rejection prophylaxis.
Antifolates 106
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 1,210
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TOREMIFENE blocks the effects of estrogen. It is used to treat some types of breast cancer.
RANKL Inhibitors 2,065
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DENOSUMAB (den oh sue mab) slows bone breakdown. Prolia is used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause and in men. Xgeva is used to prevent bone fractures and other bone problems caused by cancer bone metastases. Xgeva is also used to treat giant cell tumor of the bone.
Androgens 5,292
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METHYLTESTOSTERONE is a male hormone. This medicine is used to treat low testosterone levels in males. It is also used to treat certain breast cancers in women.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 1,875
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FULVESTRANT blocks the effects of estrogen. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Kinase Inhibitors 1,342
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Microtubule Inhibitors 2,336
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DOCETAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancers like breast cancer, certain stomach cancers, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer.
Anthracyclines 32
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DOXORUBICIN is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat many kinds of cancer like Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, neuroblastoma, sarcoma, and Wilms' tumor. It is also used to treat bladder cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, stomach cancer, and thyroid cancer.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 1,064
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TAMOXIFEN blocks the effects of estrogen. It is commonly used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to decrease the chance of breast cancer coming back in women who have received treatment for the disease. It may also help prevent breast cancer in women who have a high risk of developing breast cancer.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonists 559
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GOSERELIN is similar to a hormone found in the body. It lowers the amount of sex hormones that the body makes. Men will have lower testosterone levels and women will have lower estrogen levels while taking this medicine. In men, this medicine is used to treat prostate cancer; the injection is either given once per month or once every 12 weeks. A once per month injection (only) is used to treat women with endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or advanced breast cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 169
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PACLITAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat ovarian cancer, breast cancer, and other cancers.
HER2 Receptor Antagonists 4,378
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TRASTUZUMAB is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat breast cancer and stomach cancer.
HER2 Receptor Antagonists 4,511
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PERTUZUMAB is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Androgens 250
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FLUOXYMESTERONE is a male hormone, similar to testosterone. It is used to treat low testosterone levels in males and breast cancer in females.
HER2 Receptor Antagonists 2,854
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ADO-TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE is a monoclonal antibody combined with chemotherapy. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Androgens 2,096
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METHYLTESTOSTERONE is a male hormone. This medicine is used to treat low testosterone levels in males. It is also used to treat certain breast cancers in women.
Androgens 4,504
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METHYLTESTOSTERONE is a male hormone. This medicine is used to treat low testosterone levels in males. It is also used to treat certain breast cancers in women.
Nucleoside Metabolic Inhibitors 135
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GEMCITABINE is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like breast cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and ovarian cancer.
Kinase Inhibitors 13,634
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 7,658
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NANOPARTICLE ALBUMIN-BOUND PACLITAXEL (Na no PAHR ti kuhl al BYOO muhn-bound PAK li TAX el) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat advanced breast cancer and advanced lung cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 1,133
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Microtubule Inhibitors 13,164
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ERIBULIN (er e bu lin) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat breast cancer and liposarcoma.
Microtubule Inhibitors 1,166
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IXABEPILONE is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat advanced breast cancer.
Anthracyclines 64
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EPIRUBICIN is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat breast cancer.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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