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In the US, Defibrotide (defibrotide systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous coagulation modifiers and is used to treat Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Anticoagulant agent

Chemical Name

Polydeoxyribonucleotides of bovine lung

Foreign Names

  • Defibrotidum (Latin)
  • Defibrotid (German)
  • Défibrotide (French)
  • Defibrotida (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Defibrotide (OS: BAN)

Brand Names

  • Defibrotide PharmaSwiss
    PharmaSwiss, Slovenia
  • Defitelio
    Gentium, Poland; Gentium, Slovenia; Gentium SpA, Austria; Gentium SpA, Germany; Gentium SpA, United Kingdom; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, United States; SOBI, Sweden; Swedish Orphan, Denmark; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Finland


BANBritish Approved Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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