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Tagrisso

TAGRISSO®
(osimertinib) Tablets

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Osimertinib is a kinase inhibitor for oral use. The molecular formula for osimertinib mesylate is C28H33N7O2•CH4O3S, and the molecular weight is 596 g/mol. The chemical name is N-(2-{2- dimethylaminoethyl-methylamino}-4-methoxy-5-{[4-(1-methylindol-3-yl)pyrimidin-2- yl]amino}phenyl)prop-2-enamide mesylate salt. Osimertinib has the following structural formula (as osimertinib mesylate):

TAGRISSO® (osimertinib) Structural Formula Illustration

TAGRISSO tablets contain 40 or 80 mg of osimertinib, equivalent to 47.7 and 95.4 mg of osimertinib mesylate, respectively. Inactive ingredients in the tablet core are mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, low-substituted hydroxpropyl cellulose and sodium stearyl fumarate. The tablet coating consists of polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, macrogol 3350, talc, ferric oxide yellow, ferric oxide red and ferric oxide black.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2017
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