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Alirocumab

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.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

1245916-14-6

Chemical Formula

C6472-H9996-N1736-O2032-S42

Molecular Weight

145982

Therapeutic Categories

Lipid lowering agent

Lipid lowering agent for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

Chemical Name

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)

Foreign Names

  • Alirocumabum (Latin)
  • Alirocumab (German)
  • Alirocumab (French)
  • Alirocumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Praluent
    Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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