Trade name: Ninlarox
Ixazomib is the generic name for the trade name drug Ninlaro. In some cases, health care professional may use the trade name Ninlaro when referring to the generic drug name, ixazomib.
Drug type: Ixazomib is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as a "proteasome inhibitor." (For more detail, see "How Ixazomib Works" below)
What Ixazomib Is Used For :
Note: If a drug has been approved for one use, physicians may elect to use this same drug for other problems or in different combinations if they believe it may be helpful.
How Ixazomib Is Given :
The amount of ixazomib that you will receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems (e.g. kidney, liver problems), and the type of cancer or condition you have. Your doctor will determine your exact dosage and schedule.