FDA Approved: * June 8, 2020 Pharm Company: *WEST-WARD PHARMS INT Category:Cancer
Everolimus, sold under the brand name Afinitor among others, is a medication used as an immunosuppressant to prevent rejection of organ transplants and as a targeted therapy in the treatment of renal cell cancer and other tumours.
It is the 40-O-(2-hydroxyethyl) derivative of sirolimus and works similarly to sirolimus as an inhibitor of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR).
It is marketed by Novartis under the trade names Zortress (US)...
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