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Cetuximab

In the US, Cetuximab (cetuximab systemic) is a member of the drug class EGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Colorectal Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XC06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0205923-56-4

Chemical Formula

C6484-H10042-N1732-O2023-S36

Molecular Weight

145782

Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Immunomodulator

Monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G 1 (human-mouse monoclonal C 225 gamma 1 - chain anti-human epidermal growt factor receptor), disulfide wit human-mouse monoclonal C 225 kappa - chain, dimer (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Cetuximabum (Latin)
  • Cetuximab (German)
  • CĂ©tuximab (French)
  • Cetuximab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Erbitux
    Boehringer Ingelheim, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; ImClone, United States; Merck, Austria; Merck, Belgium; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Czech Republic; Merck, Ecuador; Merck, Egypt; Merck, Finland; Merck, Georgia; Merck, Greece; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Hungary; Merck, Indonesia; Merck, Israel; Merck, Iceland; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Lithuania; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Malaysia; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Poland; Merck, Serbia; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Slovakia; Merck, Thailand; Merck, Tunisia; Merck, Venezuela; Merck KGAA, Cyprus; Merck Pharma, Italy; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Argentina; Merck Serono, Australia; Merck Serono, China; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Denmark; Merck Serono, France; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Japan; Merck Serono, Norway; Merck Serono, Oman; Merck Serono, Taiwan; Merck Serono, South Africa; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bosnia & Herzegowina

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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