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In the US, Cangrelor (cangrelor systemic) is a member of the drug class platelet aggregation inhibitors and is used to treat Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Purine antagonist

Antiplatelet agent inhibiting adenosine diphosphate-mediated platelet aggregation

Chemical Name

N-[2-(methylthio)ethyl]-2-[(3,3,3-trifluoropropyl)thio]-5'-adenylic acid,monoanhydride with (dichloromethylene)diphosphonic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Cangrelorum (Latin)
  • Cangrelor (German)
  • CangrĂ©lor (French)
  • Cangrelor (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cangrelor (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • AR-C69931XX (IS)
  • UNII-6AQ1Y404U7 (IS)
  • Cangrelor Tetrasodium (OS: USAN)
  • AR-C69931MX (IS)
  • Cangrelor tetranatrium (IS)
  • UNII-2144G00Y7W (IS)

Brand Names

  • Kengreal
    The Medicines Company, United States
  • Kengrexal
    The Medicines Company, Germany; The Medicines Company, Ireland; The Medicines Company UK, United Kingdom; The Medicines Company, Switzerland


BANBritish Approved Name
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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