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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Tocolytic agent

Oxytocin receptor antagonist

Chemical Names

1-(3-Mercaptopropionic acid)-2-[3-(p-etoxyphenyl)-D-alanine]-4-L-treonine-8-L-ornitineoxytocin (WHO)

Oxytocin, 1-(3-mercaptopropanoic acid)-2-(O-etyl-D-tyrosine)-4-L-treonine-8-L-ornitine- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Atosibanum (Latin)
  • Atosiban (German)
  • Atosiban (French)
  • Atosiban (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Atosiban (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF)
  • Antocin II (IS)
  • CAP 440 (IS)
  • CAP 476 (IS)
  • deTVT (IS)
  • dTVT (IS)
  • F 314 (IS)
  • ORF 22164 (IS)
  • RWJ 22164 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Atosiban
    Ferring, Israel
  • Atosiban SUN
    Sun Pharma, Norway; SUN Pharmac.Italia, Italy; Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Tractocile
    Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Egypt; Ferring, Georgia; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Turkey; Ferring, Taiwan; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Atosiban Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Atosiban SUN
    SUN, Germany; SUN Pharmaceutical, Sweden; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe, Austria; Sun Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom
  • Atosiban Sun
    SUN Pharma, France
  • Tractocile
    Biopas, Colombia; Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Ferring, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, China; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, France; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Oman; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Thailand; Ferring, South Africa; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Austria; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Denmark; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Pharmaco, New Zealand


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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