Azacitidine

In the US, Azacitidine (azacitidine systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01BC07

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000320-67-2

Chemical Formula

C8-H12-N4-O5

Molecular Weight

244

Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Antimetabolite

Chemical Name

4-amino-1-β-D-ribofuranosyl-s-triazin-2(1H)-one (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Azacitidinum (Latin)
  • Azacitidin (German)
  • Azacitidine (French)
  • Azacitidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azacitidine (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • 5-AC (IS)
  • 5-AZCR (IS)
  • BRN 0620461 (IS)
  • Ladakamycin (IS)
  • U 18496 (IS)
  • UNII-M801H13NRU (IS)
  • WR-183027 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Vidaza
    BL&H, South Korea; Celgene, Austria; Celgene, Australia; Celgene, Belgium; Celgene, Switzerland; Celgene, Germany; Celgene, Denmark; Celgene, Spain; Celgene, Finland; Celgene, France; Celgene, United Kingdom; Celgene, Ireland; Celgene, Israel; Celgene, Iceland; Celgene, Italy; Celgene, Latvia; Celgene, New Zealand; Celgene, Philippines; Celgene, Sweden; Celgene, United States; Celgene Europe, Greece; Celgene Europe, Slovenia; Celgene Europe Limited, Lithuania; Er-Kim, Turkey; Key Oncologics, South Africa; Pharmion, Hong Kong; Pharmion, Thailand; Purzer, Taiwan; Tecnofarma, Chile

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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