Kinase inhibitors are used to treat cancers such as leukemia, breast cancer, melanoma, lung cancer, and renal cancer. They are also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent organ transplant rejection. They work by stopping cancer cell growth and preventing the spread of the cells.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Kinase Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Gleevec
(imatinib)
4,191
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IMATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat certain leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, and other cancers. It is also used to treat specific digestive tract tumors called GISTs.
Ibrance
11,189
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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.
Sprycel
12,329
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DASATINIB is a medicine that targets specific proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat some kinds of leukemia.
Xeljanz
3,552
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Xeljanz XR
3,567
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Afinitor
13,506
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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.
Jakafi
11,786
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RUXOLITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cells and stops them from growing. It is used to treat myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera.
Zortress
947
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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.
Tasigna
10,573
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NILOTINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cells from growing. It is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
Sutent
16,541
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SUNITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat specific digestive tract tumors called GISTs, advanced kidney cancer, and certain pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Votrient
10,535
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PAZOPANIB is a biologic drug used to treat kidney cancer and sarcoma.
Nexavar
16,817
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SORAFENIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat liver cancer, kidney cancer, and thyroid cancer.
Imbruvica
11,332
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IBRUTINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, small lymphocytic lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.
Stivarga
15,187
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REGORAFENIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), and liver cancer.
Xalkori
14,303
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CRIZOTINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Iressa
7,758
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GEFITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
Bosulif
14,145
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BOSUTINIB is medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cell from growing. It is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Alecensa
13,588
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ALECTINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Gilotrif
7,710
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AFATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Tykerb
1,342
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LAPATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat some advanced breast cancers. It is often used along with other cancer treatments.
Ofev
8,821
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Ofev is part of the Kinase Inhibitors class and treats Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Ofev is only available as a brand name drug.
Inlyta
2,334
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AXITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat kidney cancers.
Mekinist
10,735
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Kisqali
11,177
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RIBOCICLIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Zydelig
9,670
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IDELALISIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia, follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and small lymphocytic lymphoma. It is not used as first-line therapy.
Zelboraf
5,493
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VEMURAFENIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
Zykadia
6,899
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Ceritinib is medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cells from growing. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Tafinlar
9,792
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Rydapt
7,835
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MIDOSTAURIN is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat acute myelogenous leukemia and systemic mastocytosis.
Nerlynx
10,972
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NERATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Lenvima
15,341
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LENVATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat thyroid cancer and kidney cancer.
Alunbrig
2,431
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BRIGATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Cotellic
6,842
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COBIMETINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat certain types of melanoma, a skin cancer.
Iclusig
5,413
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PONATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cell from growing. It is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia and certain types of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Caprelsa
6,553
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Afinitor Disperz
14,470
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer.
Torisel
1,757
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TEMSIROLIMUS is a drug that alters immune system response in the body. It is used to treat renal cell cancer.
Synribo
7,817
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OMACETAXINE is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia.

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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