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Bevacizumab

In the US, Bevacizumab (bevacizumab systemic) is a member of the drug class VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer - Metastatic, Cervical Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Glioblastoma Multiforme, Macular Degeneration, Malignant Glioma, Neurofibromatosis, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Peritoneal Cancer, Renal Cell Carcinoma and Solid Tumors.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XC07

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0216974-75-3

Chemical Formula

C6638-H10160-N1720-O2108-S44

Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Monoclonal antibody

Angiogenesis inhibitor

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1 (human-mouse monoclonal rhuMAb-VEGF gamma-chain anti-human vascular endothelial growth factor), disulfide with human-mouse monoclonal rhuMab-VEGF light chain, dimer (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Bevacizumabum (Latin)
  • Bevacizumab (German)
  • B√©vacizumab (French)
  • Bevacizumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Bevacizumab (OS: USAN)
  • Bevacizumab (Genetical Recombination) (OS: JAN)
  • anti-VEGF Mab (IS)
  • Anti-VEGF monoclonal antibody (IS)
  • rhuMAb-VEGF (IS)
  • UNII-2S9ZZM9Q9V (IS)
  • VEGF light chain, dimer (IS: WHO)

Brand Names

  • Altuzan
    Roche, Turkey
  • Avastin
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; euro rx Arzneimittel GmbH, Austria; F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Macedonia; F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Genentech, Georgia; Genentech, United States; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Hoffmann-La Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Inopha, Austria; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Argentina; Roche, Australia; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Cyprus; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Egypt; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, Greece; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Israel; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lebanon; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Myanmar; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Romania; Roche, Serbia; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Tunisia; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, Vietnam; Roche, South Africa; Roche Products, United Kingdom; Roche Registration, Austria
  • Avastin Roche
    Roche, Hong Kong

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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