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In the US, Tipranavir (tipranavir systemic) is a member of the drug class protease inhibitors and is used to treat HIV Infection.

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Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of HIV infection

Nonpeptidic HIV protease inhibitor

Chemical Names

2-Pyridinesulfonamide, N-(3-((1R)-1-((6R)-5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenetyl)-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl)propyl)phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-

2-Pyridinesulfonamide, N-(3-(1-(5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenyletyl)-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl)propyl)phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-, (R-(R*,R*))-

3'-[(1R)-1-[(6R)-5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-phenetyl-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl]propyl]-5-(trifluorometyl)-2-pyridinesulfonanilide (WHO)

N-(3-{(1R)-1-[(6R)-4-Hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenetyl)-6-propyl-5,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-3-yl]propyl}phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-2-pyridin-2-sulfonamid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Tipranavirum (Latin)
  • Tipranavir (German)
  • Tipranavir (French)
  • Tipranavir (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tipranavir (OS: BAN)
  • PNU-140690 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)
  • U-140690 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)

Brand Names

  • Aptivus
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Canada; Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Iceland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Lithuania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Latvia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim, Portugal; Boehringer Ingelheim, Romania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovenia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovakia; Boehringer Ingelheim, United States; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Austria
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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