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)
2,780
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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.
Xeljanz XR
4,210
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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.
Ibrance
11,560
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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
4,199
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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. It is also used to treat ulcerative colitis.
Sprycel
13,217
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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.
Rhopressa
204
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NETARSUDIL (ne tar' soo dil) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and high pressure in the eye.
Jakafi
12,567
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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.
Afinitor
15,902
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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
3,256
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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
6,558
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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
12,360
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PAZOPANIB is a biologic drug used to treat kidney cancer and sarcoma.
Nexavar
19,052
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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.
Sutent
14,966
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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.
Alecensa
513
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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.
Iressa
7,921
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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.
Tykerb
5,635
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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.
Mekinist
11,616
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TRAMETINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and thyroid cancer.
Stivarga
17,307
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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.
Verzenio
5,897
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ABEMACICLIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat breast cancer.
Xalkori
16,482
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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.
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.
Imbruvica
12,468
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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.
Zelboraf
10,911
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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
12,880
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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.
Ofev
9,377
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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.
Bosulif
15,314
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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.
Rydapt
8,112
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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
11,820
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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.
Inlyta
9,891
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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.
Zydelig
10,490
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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.
Cotellic
7,195
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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
17,318
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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.
Calquence
16,782
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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.
Tafinlar
10,139
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Mektovi
N/A N/A See Prices
BINIMETINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat melanoma.
Afinitor Disperz
15,191
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EVEROLIMUS decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer.
Zykadia
N/A
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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.
Braftovi
N/A N/A See Prices
ENCORAFENIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat melanoma.
Aliqopa
N/A
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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.
Alunbrig
7,319
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Iclusig
N/A
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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
7,286 N/A See Prices
VANDETANIB is a medicine for certain types of thyroid cancer.
Torisel
N/A
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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
N/A
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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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