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Alemtuzumab

In the US, Alemtuzumab (alemtuzumab systemic) is a member of the drug class CD52 monoclonal antibodies and is used to treat Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0216503-57-0

Chemical Formula

C6468-H10066-N1732-O2005-S40

Molecular Weight

145454

Therapeutic Category

Immunomodulator

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G 1 (human-rat monoclonal CAMPATH-1Hgamma1-chain anti-human antigen CD52), disulfide with human-rat monoclonal CAMPATH-1H light chain, dimer (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Alemtuzumabum (Latin)
  • Alemtuzumab (German)
  • Alemtuzumab (French)
  • Alemtuzumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alemtuzumab (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Alemtuzumab (Genetical Recombination) (OS: JAN)
  • BW 7U (IS)
  • LDP 03 (IS)
  • Monoclonal anti-human lymphocyte antibody (IS)
  • Monoclonal antilymphocyte antibody (IS)
  • Monoklonaler Antik├Ârper Anti-Lymphozyten, humanisiert (IS)

Brand Names

  • Campath
    Bayer, Peru; Genzyme, United States
  • LEMTRADA
    Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, Ireland; Genzyme, United States; Genzyme Europe, Netherlands; Genzyme Therapeutics, United Kingdom
  • Lemtrada
    Genzyme, Belgium; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Finland; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme, Romania; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Genzyme Therapeutics, Slovenia; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark
  • MabCampath
    Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia; Genzyme, Australia; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Czech Republic; Genzyme, Spain; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovenia; Schering, Portugal
  • Mabcampath
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong
  • Mab-Campath
    Genzyme, Greece

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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