Class/mechanism from the NCI Drug Dictionary: An orally bioavailable, small-molecule, ATP-competitive inhibitor of Janus-associated kinase 2 (JAK2) with potential antineoplastic activity. Fedratinib competes with JAK2 as well as the mutated form AK2V617F for ATP binding, which may result in inhibition of JAK2 activation, inhibition of the JAK-STAT signaling pathway, and the induction of tumor cell apoptosis.
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Diseases for which it is used
History of changes in FDA indication
- 8/16/2019: Initial approval for adults with intermediate-2 or high-risk primary or secondary (post-polycythemia vera or post-essential thrombocythemia) myelofibrosis (MF). (Based on JAKARTA)
Patient Drug Information
Also known as
- Code names: SAR302503, TG101348
- Brand names: Inrebic