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In the US, Toremifene (toremifene systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators and is used to treat Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer - Metastatic.

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Antineoplastic agent: Antiestrogen

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Foreign Names

  • Toremifenum (Latin)
  • Toremifen (German)
  • Torémifène (French)
  • Toremifeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Fareston
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; Orion, United Arab Emirates; Orion, Bahrain; Orion, Egypt; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Iraq; Orion, Iran; Orion, Jordan; Orion, Kuwait; Orion, Lebanon; Orion, Qatar; Orion, Saudi Arabia; Orion, Slovenia; Orion, Syria; Orion, Yemen; Schering-Plough, Thailand; Schering-Plough, South Africa; Baxter, Belgium; Baxter Oncology, Germany; Dong-A, South Korea; GTx, United States; HRA, France; Nippon Kayaku, Japan; Orion, Austria; Orion, China; Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, Finland; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Georgia; Orion, Hungary; Orion, Lithuania; Orion, Latvia; Orion, Russian Federation; Orion Pharma, Sweden; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, Bahrain; Schering-Plough, Spain; Schering-Plough, Greece; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Shu Rui
    Team, China
  • Toremifene
    Medisa Shinyaku, Japan

International Drug Name Search


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

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