Who invented enzalutamide?

Enzalutamide was developed and marketed by Medivation for the treatment of prostate cancer.

What class is Xtandi?

This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-androgens (anti-testosterone). It works by blocking the effects of testosterone to slow the growth and spread of prostate cancer.

How long has the drug Xtandi been on the market?

“XTANDI is a standard of care in the treatment of men with metastatic CRPC and has been prescribed to more than 250,000 men worldwide since its initial approval in 2012.

What is the brand name for enzalutamide?

Enzalutamide is the generic name for the trade name drug Xtandi®. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Xtandi® when referring to the generic drug name enzalutamide.

How was enzalutamide discovered?

Enzalutamide was the first characterized second-generation antiandrogen. Developed in the laboratories of Drs. Charles Sawyers and Michael Jung, enzalutamide was isolated from a mutagenic screen of non-steroidal agonist RU59063 (40).

Is Xtandi a specialty drug?

In most cases, your doctor will send your XTANDI prescription to a specialty pharmacy. A specialty pharmacy fills prescriptions for medicines that you can’t get at your regular pharmacy.

What is the generic name for Xtandi?

Who sells XTANDI?

The following specialty pharmacies are part of the XTANDI Specialty Pharmacy Network:

  • Pharmacy. Phone Number.
  • AcariaHealth. P: 1-800-511-5144.
  • Accredo. P: 1-888-608-9010.
  • Advanced Care Scripts (ACS) Specialty Pharmacy. P: 1-866-681-7131.
  • AllianceRx Walgreens Prime.
  • Amber Specialty Pharmacy.
  • Amber Specialty Pharmacy.
  • Biologics.

What does XTANDI cost?

The cost for Xtandi oral capsule 40 mg is around $13,698 for a supply of 120 capsules, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

Is XTANDI a new drug?

FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application for XTANDI® (enzalutamide) Capsules in Advanced Prostate Cancer. Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) and Pfizer Inc.

Is there a generic for XTANDI?