In the US, Alirocumab (alirocumab systemic) is a member of the drug class PCSK9 inhibitors and is used to treat Cardiovascular Risk Reduction, High Cholesterol, High Cholesterol - Familial Heterozygous and High Cholesterol - Familial Homozygous.
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
Lipid lowering agent
Lipid lowering agent for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
Immunoglobulin G1-kappa, anti-[Homo sapiensPCSK9 (propotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9)], Homo sapiensmonoclonal antibody;gamma1 haevy chain (1-447)[Homo sapiensVH (IGHV3-23*04 (89.80%) -(IGHD)-IGHJ2*01 [8.8.11](1-118) -IGHG1*01 CHS K2>del (119-44 (WHO)
- Alirocumabum (Latin)
- Alirocumab (German)
- Alirocumab (French)
- Alirocumab (Spanish)
- Alirocumab (OS: USAN)
- Alirocumab (Genetical Recombination) (OS: JAN)
- REGN727 (IS)
- UNII-PP0SHH6V16 (IS)
Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany
|JAN||Japanese Accepted Name|
|Rec.INN||Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)|
|USAN||United States Adopted Name|
|WHO||World Health Organization|
Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.
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