Canakinumab

In the US, Canakinumab (canakinumab systemic) is a member of the drug class interleukin inhibitors and is used to treat Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes, Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Muckle Wells Syndrome.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L04AC08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0914613-48-2

Chemical Formula

C6452-H9958-N1722-O2010-S42

Therapeutic Categories

Immunosuppressant

Monoclonal antibody

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-[Homo sapiensinterleukin 1, beta (IL1B)] human monoclonal ACZ885; gamma1 heavy chain (Homo sapiensVH-IGHG1*03) (221-214’)-disulfide with kappa light chain (Homo sapiensV-KAPPA-IGKC*01); (227-227’’:230-230’’ (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Canakinumabum (Latin)
  • Canakinumab (German)
  • Canakinumab (French)
  • Canakinumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Canakinumab (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • ACZ885 (IS)
  • UNII-37CQ2C7X93 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Ilaris
    Novartis, Canada; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Germany; Novartis, France; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, United States; Novartis Europharm, Austria; Novartis Europharm Limited, Latvia; Novartis Farma, Italy; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines

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

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