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Subject: Protein kinase inhibitors, Temsirolimus, Aflibercept, Crizotinib, Trastuzumab emtansine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Trade names Zykadia
Legal status
CAS Registry Number
ATC code L01
PubChem CID:
Synonyms LDK378
Chemical data
Formula C28H36ClN5O3S
Molecular mass 558.14 g/mol

Ceritinib (trade name Zykadia) is a drug for the treatment of a specific type of lung cancer.[1] It is an ALK inhibitor.[2] It was approved in April 2014 by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) following treatment with crizotinib.[1]


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