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Busulfan

In the US, Busulfan (busulfan systemic) is a member of the drug class alkylating agents and is used to treat Bone Marrow Transplantation, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Thrombocythemia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01AB01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000055-98-1

Chemical Formula

C6-H14-O6-S2

Molecular Weight

246

Therapeutic Category

Cytostatic alkylating agent

Chemical Name

1,4-Butanediol, dimetanesulfonate

Foreign Names

  • Busulfanum (Latin)
  • Busulfan (German)
  • Busulfan (French)
  • Busulfano (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Busulfan (OS: BAN, DCF, JAN)
  • BUS (IS)
  • CB 2041 (IS)
  • GT 41 (IS)
  • Myelosanum (IS: USSRP)
  • Tetramethylendi(methansulfonat) (IS: IUPAC)
  • Busulfan (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Busulfanum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Busilvex
    Pierre Fabre, Austria; Pierre Fabre, Belgium; Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre, Czech Republic; Pierre Fabre, Germany; Pierre Fabre, Denmark; Pierre Fabre, Egypt; Pierre Fabre, Finland; Pierre Fabre, United Kingdom; Pierre Fabre, Greece; Pierre Fabre, Hungary; Pierre Fabre, Ireland; Pierre Fabre, Lebanon; Pierre Fabre, Lithuania; Pierre Fabre, Poland; Pierre Fabre, Sweden; Pierre Fabre, Turkey; Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain; Pierre Fabre Medicament, Slovenia; Pierre Fabre Medicament, Slovakia; Pierre Fabre Médicament, France; Pierre Fabre Pharma Norden, Norway; Rovafarm, Argentina; Tema Medical, South Africa
  • Busulf
    Pharmedic, Pakistan
  • Busulfan Aspen
    Aspen, United Kingdom
  • Busulfan Fresenius Kabi
    Fresenius Kabi, Poland; Fresenius Kabi, Slovenia
  • Busulfan Varifarma
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Busulfano Allen
    Allen, Spain
  • Busulfex
    China Otsuka, China; Korea Otsuka Pharmaceutical, South Korea; Kyowa Hakko Kirin, China; Orphan, Australia; Otsuka, Canada; Otsuka, Hong Kong; Otsuka, Israel; Otsuka, Malaysia; Otsuka, Singapore; Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, United States; Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan; PDL, Taiwan; Thai Otsuka, Thailand
  • Mablin 1%
    Ohara Yakuhin, Japan
  • Mylefan
    Cadila HC, India
  • Myleran
    Aspen, Australia; Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Estonia; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, Iceland; Aspen, Lithuania; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, Netherlands; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen, Poland; Aspen, Romania; Aspen Europe, Austria; Aspen Labs, Mexico; Aspen Pharma, Germany; Aspen Pharmacare, Hong Kong; Aspri Pharma, Canada; Excella, Bulgaria; Excella, Israel; Genopharm, Czech Republic; Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; Glaxo Wellcome, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; HAC Pharma, France; L. Molteni & C. dei F.lli Alitti Società di Esercizio, Italy; PharmaSwiss, Slovenia; Pharmatech Chile, Chile; Vitaflo, Sweden; VLD, Turkey
  • Myléran
    The Wellcome Foundation Limited, Tunisia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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