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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Prices for Popular Kinase Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Gleevec
(imatinib)
3,713
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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
11,526
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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.
Xeljanz
4,186
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
Sprycel
12,907
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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 chronic myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Xeljanz XR
4,186
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TOFACITINIB is a medicine that works on the immune system. This medicine is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
Jakafi
6,251
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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.
Tasigna
12,517
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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).
Zortress
2,089
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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.
Afinitor
14,295
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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.
Votrient
11,903
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PAZOPANIB is a biologic drug used to treat kidney cancer and sarcoma.
Imbruvica
11,994
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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, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, and chronic graft-versus-host disease.
Sutent
17,470
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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.
Nexavar
17,658
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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.
Alecensa
14,810
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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.
Xalkori
16,480
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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
7,874
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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.
Stivarga
16,040
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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.
Inlyta
6,884
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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.
Gilotrif
8,326
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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.
Bosulif
10,883
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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.
Tykerb
1,471
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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.
Rydapt
8,019
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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.
Ofev
9,350
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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.
Zelboraf
10,399
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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, and Erdheim-Chester disease.
Kisqali
11,243
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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.
Verzenio
11,272 N/A See Prices
ABEMACICLIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Zydelig
10,489
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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.
Mekinist
10,732
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Nerlynx
11,343
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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.
Zykadia
15,759
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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
9,789
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Cotellic
4,645
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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.
Lenvima
16,683
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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
7,277
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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.
Afinitor Disperz
13,977
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer.
Calquence
14,381
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ACALABRUTINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma.
Aliqopa
4,438
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COPANLISIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Iclusig
5,272
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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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Rhopressa
N/A N/A See Prices
Torisel
1,822
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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
8,360
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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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