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Abiraterone

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

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L02BX03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0154229-19-3

Chemical Formula

C24-H31-N-O

Molecular Weight

349

Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Antiandrogen

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

  • Zytiga
    Janssen-Cilag, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen, Australia; Janssen, Chile; Janssen, Finland; Janssen, Hungary; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Iceland; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen, Sweden; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Slovakia; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen Biotech, United States; Janssen-Cilag, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Mexico; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag International, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, Romania; Janssen Cilag, Argentina; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Denmark; Janssen-Cilag, Israel

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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