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Etretinate

In the US, Etretinate is a member of the drug class antipsoriatics.

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D05BB01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0054350-48-0

Chemical Formula

C23-H30-O3

Molecular Weight

354

Therapeutic Categories

Antipsoriatic

Retinoid

Chemical Name

2,4,6,8-Nonatetraenoic acid, 9-(4-methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethyl-, ethyl ester, (all-E)-

Foreign Names

  • Etretinatum (Latin)
  • Etretinat (German)
  • Etrétinate (French)
  • Etretinato (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Name

  • Tigason
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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