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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Derivative of vitamin D₃

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Tacalcitolum (Latin)
  • Tacalcitol (German)
  • Tacalcitol (French)
  • Tacalcitol (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Alfatacacil
    Taisho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Bonalfa
    Ilsung, South Korea; Isdin, Chile; Isdin, Spain; Martin Dow, Pakistan; Teijin Pharma, Japan
  • Bonalfa High
    Teijin Pharma, Japan
  • Curatoderm
    Almirall Hermal GmbH, Israel
  • Apsor
    Merck Serono, France
  • Bonalfa
    ISDIN, Portugal; MSD, Peru; Schering-Plough, Ecuador
  • Curatoderm
    Almirall, Switzerland; Almirall, United Kingdom; Almirall Hermal, Austria; Almirall Hermal, Czech Republic; Almirall Hermal, Germany; Almirall Hermal, Hungary; Almirall Hermal, Poland; Hermal, Slovakia; Reckitt Benckiser, Belgium
  • Ticlapsor
    Abiogen Pharma, Italy
  • Vellutan
    Abiogen Pharma, Italy

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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