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In the US, Trabectedin is used to treat Soft Tissue Sarcoma.



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent

Chemical Name

(1'R,6R,6aR,7R,13S,14S,16R)-6',8,14-Trihydroxy-7',9-dimetoxy-4,10,23-trimetyl-19-oxo-3',4',6,7,12,13,14,16-octahydrospiro[6,16-(epitiopropanooxymetano)-7,13-imino-6aH-1,3-dioxolo[7,8]isoquino[3,2-b][3]benzazocine-20-1'(2'H)-isoquinolin]-5-yl acetate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Trabectedinum (Latin)
  • Trabectedin (German)
  • Trabect├ędine (French)
  • Trabectedina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Trabectedin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Ecteinascidin 743 (IS)
  • ET 743 (IS: PharmaMar)
  • ET-722 (IS)
  • ET-729 (IS)
  • ET-736 (IS)
  • ET-745 (IS)
  • ET-759A (IS)
  • ET-759B (IS)
  • ET-770 (IS)
  • NSC-648766 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Yondelis
    Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Mexico; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen Cilag, Argentina; Janssen-Cilag, Chile; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Israel; Janssen-Cilag, Oman; Johnson & Johnson, Hong Kong; Medical Intertrade, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pharma Mar, Austria; Pharma Mar, Belgium; Pharma Mar, Czech Republic; Pharma Mar, Germany; Pharma Mar, Spain; Pharma Mar, United Kingdom; Pharma Mar, Greece; Pharma Mar, Hungary; Pharma Mar, Ireland; Pharma Mar, Iceland; Pharma Mar, Lithuania; Pharma Mar, Latvia; Pharma Mar, Norway; Pharma Mar, Portugal; Pharma Mar, Romania; Pharma Mar, Slovenia; Pharma Mar, Slovakia; Pharma Mar S.A., Netherlands; PharmaMar, Switzerland; Quintiles Commercial, Italy; Swedish Orphan, Denmark; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Sweden

International Drug Name Search


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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