In the US, Golimumab (golimumab systemic) is a member of the drug class TNF alfa inhibitors and is used to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthritis and Ulcerative Colitis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD


Anti-inflammatory agent

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human tumor necrosis factor α) (human monoclonal CNTO 148 gamma1-chain), disulfide with human monoclonal CNTO 148 kappa-chain, dimer

Foreign Names

  • Golimumabum (Latin)
  • Golimumab (German)
  • Golimumab (French)
  • Golimumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Golimumab (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • CNTO 148 (IS: Centocor)

Brand Names

  • Simponi
    Centocor, Austria; Centocor, Iceland; Centocor, Latvia; Centocor, Slovenia; Centocor, United States; Centocor B.V., Lithuania; Centocor-NL, Italy; Essex, Germany; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Sweden; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, Belgium; Schering-Plough, Canada; Schering-Plough, Spain; Schering-Plough, Finland; Schering-Plough, Croatia (Hrvatska); Schering-Plough, Norway

International Drug Name Search


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

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