Epirubicin

In the US, Epirubicin (epirubicin systemic) is a member of the drug class antibiotics/antineoplastics and is used to treat Breast Cancer, Adjuvant.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01DB03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0056420-45-2

Chemical Formula

C27-H29-N-O11

Molecular Weight

543

Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent: Cytotoxic antibacterial from the group of anthracyclines

Chemical Name

(1S,3S)-3-Glycoloyl-1,2,3,4,6,11-hexahydro-3,5,12-trihydroxy-10-methoxy-6,11-dioxo-1-naphthacenyl 3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-arabino-hexopyranoside

Foreign Names

  • Epirubicinum (Latin)
  • Epirubicin (German)
  • Epirubicine (French)
  • Epirubicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Epirubicin (OS: BAN)
  • Epirubicina (OS: DCIT)
  • Épirubicine (OS: DCF)
  • 4-EA (IS)
  • 4'-epiadriamycin (IS)
  • 4'-Epi-doxorubicine (IS)
  • IMI 28 (IS: FarmitaliaCarl)
  • Pidorubicine (IS)
  • Epirubicin Hydrochloride (OS: JAN, USAN, BANM)
  • Epirubicin Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Epirubicin hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Epirubicine (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Epirubicinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Epirubicini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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