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This page contains brief information about daratumumab and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.

US Brand Name(s)
FDA Approved

FDA label information for this drug is available at DailyMed.

Use in Cancer

Daratumumab is approved to be used alone or with other drugs to treat:

  • Multiple myeloma. It is used:
    • In adults with newly diagnosed disease. It is used:
    • In adults with relapsed or refractory disease. It is used:
      • With dexamethasone and either lenalidomide or bortezomib in patients who have already received at least one therapy.
      • With pomalidomide and dexamethasone in patients who have already received at least two therapies that included lenalidomide and a proteasome inhibitor.
      • Alone in patients who have already received at least three types of therapy that included a proteasome inhibitor and an immunomodulating agent or whose disease is refractory to both a proteasome inhibitor and an immunomodulatory agent.

Daratumumab is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

More About Daratumumab

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

MedlinePlus Information on Daratumumab - A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:

  • warnings about this drug,
  • what this drug is used for and how it is used,
  • what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
  • what you should know about this drug before using it,
  • other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
  • possible side effects.

Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.

Research Results and Related Resources

Monoclonal Antibodies

FDA Approves New Use for Daratumumab in Multiple Myeloma

Targeted Cancer Therapies

Clinical Trials Accepting Patients

Find Clinical Trials for Daratumumab - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.

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