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Tykerb, Tyverb (lapatinib) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Lapatinib was first approved as Tykerb on 2007-03-13. It is used to treat breast neoplasms in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat breast neoplasms. The pharmaceutical is active against epidermal growth factor receptor and receptor tyrosine-protein kinase erbB-2. Tykerb's patent is valid until 2029-09-18 (FDA).
Trade Name Tyverb
Common Name Lapatinib
Indication breast neoplasms
Drug Class Tyrosine kinase inhibitors
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