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In the US, Abiraterone (abiraterone systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Prostate Cancer.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent


Chemical Name

17-(3-Pyridyl)androsta-5,16-dien-3β-ol (WHO, BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Abirateronum (Latin)
  • Abirateron (German)
  • Abiratérone (French)
  • Abiraterona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Aberic
    Ingerics, Argentina
  • Abiranova
    Celnova, Argentina
  • Abirapro
    Glenmark, India
  • Abiraterona
    Perulab, Peru
  • Adyard
    Microsules Arg, Argentina
  • Birat
    Everex-Oriental, Argentina
  • Kestava
    Bioprofarma, Argentina
  • Prosterona
    Lab. Int. Arg., Argentina
  • Rexinth
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Roterona
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Tebiran
    Aspen, Argentina
  • Zytiga
    Janssen Pharmaceutica, Serbia; Janssen-Cilag, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Janssen-Cilag, Brazil; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Janssen-Cilag, Latvia; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen-Cilag, Tunisia; Janssen-Cilag International, Cyprus; Johnson & Johnson, Turkey
  • Abiraterone
    Drugs Technology, Russian Federation; IIHR, Russian Federation; Pharmstandard, Russian Federation
  • Abiraterone-Humanity
    BDR Pharmaceuticals, Georgia
  • Abitera
    Pharmasyntez, Russian Federation
  • Bitera
    Tuteur, Argentina
  • Kigar
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Zytiga
    Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Chile; Janssen, Denmark; Janssen, Finland; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen, Sweden; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Slovakia; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen Biotech, United States; Janssen Cilag, Argentina; Janssen Pharmaceutical, Japan; Janssen-Cilag, Australia; Janssen-Cilag, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Estonia; Janssen-Cilag, Spain; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Macedonia; Janssen-Cilag, Netherlands; Janssen-Cilag, Peru; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Vietnam; Janssen-Cilag International, Iceland; Janssen-Cilag International, Romania; Janssen-Cilag International NV, Greece; Janssen-Cilag International NV, Slovenia; J-C Healthcare, Israel; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Indonesia; Patheon Inc, Oman
  • Zytiga 250mg
    Janssen, Luxembourg; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag International, Austria
  • Zytiga 500mg
    Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag International, Austria
  • Zyvalix
    LKM, Argentina


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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