Abacavir

In the US, Abacavir (abacavir systemic) is a member of the drug class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and is used to treat HIV Infection and Nonoccupational Exposure.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J05AF06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0136470-78-5

Chemical Formula

C14-H18-N6-O

Molecular Weight

286

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of HIV infection

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI)

Chemical Name

(1S,4R)-4-[2-Amino-6-(cyclopropylamino)-9H-purin-9-yl]-2-cyclopentene-1-methanol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Abacavirum (Latin)
  • Abacavir (German)
  • Abacavir (French)
  • Abacavir (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Abacavir (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Abacavir Succinate (OS: USAN)
  • 1592 U 89 (IS: GlaxoWellcome)
  • Abacavir Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • 1592 U 89 sulfate (IS: GlaxoWellcome)
  • Abacavir sulfate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Abacaviri sulfas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Abacavir Elea
    Elea, Argentina
  • Abacavir Sulfate
    Aurobindo, Kenya
  • Abavir
    Cipla, Venezuela
  • Abec
    Emcure, India
  • Aspen Abacavir
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Cipla-Abacavir
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Filabac
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Kivexa (Abacavir and Lamivudine)
    Glaxo Group, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; ViiV, Austria
  • Plusabcir
    Medigroup, Peru
  • Trizivir (Abacavir and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; Viivhiv, Portugal
  • Virol
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Ziagen
    Glaxo Wellcome, Tunisia; GlaxoGroup, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa
  • Ziagenavir
    GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand
  • Kivexa (Abacavir and Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Russian Federation
  • Abac
    Ranbaxy Laboratories LTD, Kenya
  • Abamune
    Cipla, Georgia
  • Epzicom (Abacavir and Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; ViiV Healthcare, United States
  • Finecil
    LKM, Argentina
  • Kivexa (Abacavir and Lamivudine)
    Glaxo Group, Poland; Glaxo Wellcome, Serbia; GlaxoGroup, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; ViiV, Switzerland; ViiV, United Kingdom; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; ViiV Healthcare, Norway; ViiV Healthcare ULC, Canada; Viivhiv, Portugal
  • Plusabcir
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Tivizid (Abacavir and Lamivudine + Zidovudine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Trizivir (Abacavir and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Glaxo Group, Austria; Glaxo Wellcome, Serbia; GlaxoGroup, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; Shire, Canada; ViiV, Switzerland; ViiV, United Kingdom; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, United States
  • Vurtas
    Landsteiner, Mexico
  • Zepril
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Ziagen
    Glaxo, Latvia; Glaxo Group, Luxembourg; Glaxo Wellcome, Slovenia; GlaxoGroup, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, South Korea; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; ViiV, Austria; ViiV, Switzerland; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; ViiV Healthcare, United States; Viivhiv, Portugal
  • Ziagenavir
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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