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Alunbrig

ALUNBRIG™
(brigatinib) Tablets

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Brigatinib is a kinase inhibitor. The chemical name for brigatinib is 5-chloro-N4-[2-(dimethylphosphoryl)phenyl]-N2-{2-methoxy-4[4-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)piperidin-1-yl]phenyl}pyrimidine-2,4-diamine. The molecular formula is C29H39ClN7O2P which corresponds to a formula weight of 584.10 g/mol. Brigatinib has no chiral centers. The chemical structure is shown below:

ALUNBRIG™ (brigatinib) Structural Formula Illustration

Brigatinib is an off-white to beige/tan solid. The pKas were determined to be: 1.73 ± 0.02 (base), 3.65 ± 0.01 (base), 4.72 ± 0.01 (base), and 8.04 ± 0.01 (base).

ALUNBRIG is supplied for oral use as film-coated tablets containing 30 mg or 90 mg of brigatinib and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate (Type A), magnesium stearate, and hydrophobic colloidal silica. The tablet coating consists of talc, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, and titanium dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/10/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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