Sitagliptin

In the US, Sitagliptin (sitagliptin systemic) is a member of the drug class dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors and is used to treat Diabetes, Type 2.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A10BH01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0486460-32-6

Chemical Formula

C16-H15-F6-N5-O

Molecular Weight

407

Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, gliptin

Chemical Names

(R)-3-Amino-1-[3-(trifluormethyl)-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro[1,2,4]triazol[4,3-a]pyrazin-7-yl]-4-(2,4,5-trifluorphenyl)butan-1-on (IUPAC)

(3R)-3-Amino-1-[3-(trifluoromethyl)-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-5H-[1,2,4]triazolo[4,3-a]pyrazin-7-yl]-4-(2,4,5-trifluorophenyl)butan-1-one (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Sitagliptinum (Latin)
  • Sitagliptin (German)
  • Sitagliptine (French)
  • Sitagliptina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Janumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Peru; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Singapore; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Thailand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Taiwan
  • Januvia
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Peru; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Romania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; MSD, Denmark
  • Velmetia (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Medinfar, Portugal
  • Xelevia
    Medinfar, Portugal
  • Janumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • Januvia
    Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Singapore; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Thailand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Taiwan
  • TESAVEL
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia
  • Xelevia
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece
  • Efficib (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Addenda Pharma, Italy; Almirall, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Tecnifar, Portugal
  • Januet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel
  • Janumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; Frosst-Iberica, Serbia; Merck, Iceland; Merck, South Korea; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret, France; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Sweden
  • Janumet XR (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States
  • JANUVIA
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany
  • Januvia
    Merck, Iceland; Merck, South Korea; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Aruba; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Barbados; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bahrain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Brazil; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bahamas; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, China; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Georgia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honduras; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Jamaica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Cayman Islands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Nicaragua; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Puerto Rico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Serbia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Trinidad & Tobago; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret, France; Merck Sharp & Dome, Dominican Republic; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Sweden
  • Junumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honduras; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Nicaragua; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador
  • Juvisync (Sitagliptin and Simvastatin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States
  • Jznumet (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece
  • Ristaben
    Faes, Spain
  • Ristfor (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Tesavel
    Almirall, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania
  • Velmetia (Sitagliptin and Metformin)
    Berlin-Chemie, Germany; Ferrer Farma, Spain; Gentili, Italy; Menarini, Switzerland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Pierre Fabre, France
  • Xelevia
    Berlin-Chemie, Germany; Ferrer Farma, Spain; Gentili, Italy; Menarini, Switzerland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Pierre Fabre, France

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
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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