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Certolizumab Pegol



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories


Monoclonal antibody

Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) inhibitor

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin, anti-(human tumor necrosis factor α) Fab' fragment (human mouse monoclonal CDP870 heavy chain, disulfide bonded with human mouse monoclonal CDP870 light chain), pegylated at Cys-227 on the heavy chain (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Certulizumabum pegolum (Latin)
  • Certulizumab pegol (German)
  • Certulizumab pégol (French)
  • Certulizumab pegol (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Cimzia
    Biopas, Colombia; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska); UCB, Australia; UCB, Canada; UCB, Czech Republic; UCB, Denmark; UCB, Finland; UCB, Greece; UCB, Hungary; UCB, Ireland; UCB, Israel; UCB, Lithuania; UCB, Norway; UCB, Poland; UCB, Romania; UCB, Slovakia; UCB, Tunisia; UCB, United States; UCB de Mexico, Mexico; UCB Japan, Japan; UCB Nordic, Sweden; UCB Pharma, Austria; UCB Pharma, Belgium; UCB Pharma, Cyprus; UCB Pharma, Germany; UCB Pharma, Spain; UCB Pharma, France; UCB Pharma, United Kingdom; UCB Pharma, Italy; UCB Pharma, Slovenia; UCB-Pharma, Switzerland


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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