Suramin Sodium

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P01CX02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000129-46-4

Chemical Formula

C51-H34-N6-Na6-O23-S6

Molecular Weight

1429

Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Trypanocidal

Chemical Name

1,3,5-Naphthalenetrisulfonic acid, 8,8'-[carbonylbis[imino-3,1-phenylenecarbonylimino(4-methyl-3,1-phenylene)carbonylimino]]bis-, hexasodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Suraminum natricum (Latin)
  • Suramin natrium (German)
  • Suramine sodique (French)
  • Suramina sodica (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Suramin Hexasodium (OS: USAN)
  • Suramine sodique (OS: DCF)
  • Bayer 205 (IS)
  • CI 1003 (IS)
  • Naganium (IS)
  • Suramin Sodium (PH: USP XVII)
  • Suramin sodium (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Suramina sodica (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Suramine sodique (PH: Ph. Franç. X)
  • Suraminum natricum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Name

  • Suramin
    Bayer Schering, South Africa

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TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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