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Temoporfin

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XD05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0122341-38-2

Chemical Formula

C44-H32-N4-O4

Molecular Weight

680

Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Photosensitizing agent, used in photodynamic therapy (PDT)

Chemical Names

3,3',3'',3'''-(7,8-Dihydroporphyrin-5,10,15,20-tetrayl)tetraphenol (WHO)

Phenol, 3,3',3'',3'''-(7,8-dihydro-21H,23H-porphine-5,10,15,20-tetrayl)tetrakis- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Temoporfinum (Latin)
  • Temoporfin (German)
  • Temoporfine (French)
  • Temoporfina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Temoporfin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • EF 9 (IS: Scotia)
  • HK7 (IS)
  • KW 2345 (IS)
  • meta-Tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin (IS)
  • mTHPC (IS)
  • m-THPC (IS)

Brand Names

  • Foscan
    Biolitec, Belgium; Biolitec, Denmark; Biolitec, United Kingdom; Biolitec, Hungary; Biolitec, Luxembourg; Biolitec, Latvia; Biolitec, Norway; Biolitec, Romania; Biolitec, Slovakia; biolitec pharma, Germany; Biolitec Pharma Ltd., Lithuania; Bracco, Italy; Genesis, Greece; Techsphere, Argentina

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
WHOWorld Health Organization

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