What Luvica is and what it is used for
Luvica is an anticancer medicine that contains the active substance Ibrutinib. It belongs to a class of medicines called protein kinase inhibitors.
What Luvica is used for
It is used to treat the following blood cancers in adults:
How Luvica works
In MCL, CLL and WM, Luvica works by blocking Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, a protein in the body that helps these cancer cells grow and survive. By blocking this protein, Luvica helps kill and reduce the number of cancer cells. It also slows down the worsening of the cancer.