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  • 1. National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health Updated: 08/16/2013 Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer This page lists cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lung cancer. The list includes generic names, brand names, and common drug combinations, which are shown in capital letters. The drug names link to NCI’s Cancer Drug Information summaries. There may be drugs used to treat lung cancer that are not listed here. On this page: Drugs Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug Combinations Used to Treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drugs Approved for Small Cell Lung Cancer Drugs Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Abitrexate (Methotrexate) Abraxane (Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation) Afatinib Dimaleate Alimta (Pemetrexed Disodium) Avastin (Bevacizumab) Bevacizumab Carboplatin Cisplatin Crizotinib Docetaxel Erlotinib Hydrochloride Folex (Methotrexate) Folex PFS (Methotrexate) Gefitinib Gilotrif (Afatinib Dimaleate) Gemcitabine Hydrochloride Gemzar (Gemcitabine Hydrochloride) Iressa (Gefitinib) Methotrexate Cancer Drug Information Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer - National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/druginfo/lungcancer/print 1 of 2 5/11/2014 6:47 AM
  • 2. Methotrexate LPF (Methotrexate) Mexate (Methotrexate) Mexate-AQ (Methotrexate) Paclitaxel Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation Paraplat (Carboplatin) Paraplatin (Carboplatin) Pemetrexed Disodium Platinol (Cisplatin) Platinol-AQ (Cisplatin) Tarceva (Erlotinib Hydrochloride) Taxol (Paclitaxel) Taxotere (Docetaxel) Xalkori (Crizotinib) Drug Combinations Used to Treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer CARBOPLATIN-TAXOL GEMCITABINE-CISPLATIN Drugs Approved for Small Cell Lung Cancer Abitrexate (Methotrexate) Etopophos (Etoposide Phosphate) Etoposide Etoposide Phosphate Folex (Methotrexate) Folex PFS (Methotrexate) Hycamtin (Topotecan Hydrochloride) Methotrexate Methotrexate LPF (Methotrexate) Mexate (Methotrexate) Mexate-AQ (Methotrexate) Toposar (Etoposide) Topotecan Hydrochloride VePesid (Etoposide) Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer - National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/druginfo/lungcancer/print 2 of 2 5/11/2014 6:47 AM