Lenvatinib (Lenvima)

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General information

Class/mechanism: Tyrosine kinase inhibitor of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs), including: vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors VEGFR1 (FLT1), VEGFR2 (KDR), and VEGFR3 (FLT4); fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptors FGFR1, FGFR2, FGFR3, and FGFR4; platelet derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRα), KIT, and RET. Inhibition of these receptor tyrosine kinases interferes with cancer cells' proliferation and pathogenic angiogenesis.[1][2][3]
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

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Diseases for which it is used

Patient drug information

History of changes in FDA indication

Also known as

  • Code name: E7080
  • Brand name: Lenvima


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lenvatinib (Lenvima) package insert
  2. Lenvatinib (Lenvima) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. Lenvima manufacturer's website