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
Xeljanz
3,483
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Sprycel
11,329
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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.
Gleevec
10,150
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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
10,356
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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.
Afinitor
12,916
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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).
Jakafi
10,933
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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
939
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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.
Xeljanz XR
3,483
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Sutent
14,881
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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.
imatinib
7,399
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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.
Imbruvica
10,256
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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, and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.
Nexavar
15,133
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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.
Xalkori
14,175
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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.
Stivarga
13,879
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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 and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
Votrient
10,444
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Bosulif
4,522
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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.
Gilotrif
7,733
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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.
Inlyta
2,100
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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.
Iressa
7,258
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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.
Alecensa
12,360
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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.
Zykadia
6,871
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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.
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.
Ofev
8,665
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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.
Tykerb
1,338
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Mekinist
10,700
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Cotellic
6,081
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COBIMETINIB (koe bi me ti nib) 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.
Tafinlar
9,792
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Lenvima
13,054
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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.
Iclusig
5,189
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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.
Zelboraf
5,444
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VEMURAFENIB (Vem ue RAF e nib) 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.
Caprelsa
6,553
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VANDETANIB is a medicine for certain types of thyroid cancer.
Afinitor Disperz
12,935
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer.
Torisel
1,649
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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
7,384
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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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