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Pegaptanib

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

S01LA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0222716-86-1

Chemical Formula

C294-H370-F13-N107-O188-P28[C2-H4-O]n

Therapeutic Categories

Ophthalmic agent

Angiogenesis inhibitor

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) antagonist

Treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration

Chemical Name

5'-Ester of (2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)C-Gm-Gm-A-A-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)C-Am-Gm-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-Gm-Am-Am-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-Gm-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)C-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-Am-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro)U-Am-(2'-deoxy-2 (WHO, USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Pegaptanibum (Latin)
  • Pegaptanib (German)
  • PĂ©gaptanib (French)
  • Pegaptanib (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Macugen
    Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Roche, Iceland; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Japan; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Limited, Austria; Valeant, United States

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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