Decitabine

In the US, Decitabine (decitabine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimetabolites and is used to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01BC08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0002353-33-5

Chemical Formula

C8-H12-N4-O4

Molecular Weight

228

Therapeutic Category

Cytostatic agent: Antimetabolite

Chemical Names

1,3,5-Triazin-2(1H)-one, 4-amino-1-(2-deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)- (USAN)

4-Amino-1-(2-deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-s-triazin-2(1H)-one (WHO)

4-amino-1-(2-desoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-s-triazin-2(1H)-on (IUPAC)

4-Amino-1-(2-desoxy-beta-D-ribofuranosyl)-1,3,5-triazin-2(1H)-on

5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine

s-Triazin-2(1H)-one, 4-amino-1-(2-deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Decitabinum (Latin)
  • Decitabin (German)
  • Decitabine (French)
  • Decitabina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Decitabine (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • 5-azaCdR (IS)
  • 5-aza-DCyd (IS)
  • d-AZc (IS)
  • Dezocitidine (IS)
  • NSC-127716 (IS: Pharmachemie)

Brand Names

  • Dacogen
    Eisai, United States; Janssen, Argentina; Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, Israel; Janssen, South Korea; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen-Cilag, Chile; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Turkey; Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; Pharmachemie, China
  • Detavi
    Dosa, Argentina

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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