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Guide to Drug Names

What do carfilzomib and PR-171 have in common? They are the same drug! Between the original name, the generic name and the brand name, it is hard to keep myeloma drugs straight. Here's a handy guide put together by IMF Medical Editor Debbie Birns.

03.18.13

GENERIC NAME

BRAND NAME

ORIGINAL NAME

bendamustine Treanda® SDX-105
bortezomib VELCADE® PS-341
carfilzomib Kyprolis® PR-171
cyclophosphamide Cytoxan®  
dacetuzumab   SGN 40
daratumumab HuMax®-CD38 CD38 mAb
dasatinib Sprycel® BMS-354825
delanzomib   CEP 18770
denosumab XGEVA® AMG-162, osteoprotegerin
dinaciclib   SCH 727965
dovitinib   TK-1258
doxorubicin Adriamycin®
Doxil® (pegylated liposomal doxorubicin)  
eltrombopag Promacta®  
elotuzumab   HuLuc63
enzastaurin   LY317615
everolimus Afinitor® RAD001
filanesib   ARRY-520
fenretinide   4-HPR
ganetespib   STA-9090
ibrutinib   PCI-32765
imetelstat   GRN-163L
indatuximab   BT062, ravtansine
ixazomib   MLN9708
lenalidomide Revlimid® CC-5013
lirilumab   IPH-2102, BMS-986015
lorvotuzumab   IMGN901, hu-N901
lucatumumab   HCD122
mapatumumab   HGS-ETR1
marizomib   NPI-0052, salinosporamide A
masitinib   AB1010
melphalan Alkeran®  
milatuzumab   IMMU-115, hLL1
nivolumab   BMS-936558
noscapine   CB3304
oprozomib   ONX-0912
pamidronate Aredia®  
panobinostat   LBH589
pegylated liposomal doxorubicin Doxil®  
perifosine   KRX-0401
pioglitazone Actos®  
plerixafor Mozobil® AMD3100
plitidepsin Aplidin®  
pomalidomide Pomalyst® CC-4047
quisinostat   JNJ26481585
rocilinostat   ACY-1215
romidepsin Istodax® FK228, depsipeptide
selinexor   KPT-330
selumetinib   ARRY-142886, AZD6244

siltuximab

  CNTO 328
sirolimus Rapamune® rapamycin, AY 22989
sotatercept   ACE-011
sunitinib Sutent® SU11248
tabalumab   LY 2127399
temsirolimus Torisel® CCI-779
thalidomide Thalomid®

 

tipifarnib Zarnestra® R115777
tivantinib   ARQ197
tositumomab Bexxar® Iodine 131 tositumomab
trametinib   GSK11202
urelumab   BMS-663513
veliparib   ABT-888
vismodegib Erivedge® GDC-0449
vorinostat Zolinza® SAHA
zoledronic acid, zoledronate Zometa®  

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