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Dimethyl Fumarate

In the US, Dimethyl Fumarate (dimethyl fumarate systemic) is a member of the drug class selective immunosuppressants and is used to treat Multiple Sclerosis.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000624-49-7

Chemical Formula

C6-H8-O4

Molecular Weight

144

Therapeutic Categories

Antipsoriatic

Immunomodulator

Treatment of multiple sclerosis, MS

Chemical Names

2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, dimetyl ester (USAN)

Dimetyl (2E)-but-2-enedioate (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Dimethylis fumaras (Latin)
  • Dimethyl fumarat (German)
  • Dim├ęthyle, fumarate de (French)
  • Dimetilfumarato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dimethyl Fumarate (OS: USAN)
  • 4-02-00-02205 (IS: Beilstein)
  • AZL O 211089 (IS)
  • BG-12 (IS)
  • BRN 0774590 (IS)
  • DMF (IS)
  • FAG 201 (IS)
  • Fumaric acid, dimethyl ester (IS)
  • TL 353 (IS)
  • trans-Butenedioic acid dimethyl ester (IS)
  • UNII-FO2303MNI2 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Gliolan
    Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Tecfidera
    Biogen, Canada; Biogen, Germany; Biogen, Denmark; Biogen, France; Biogen, Ireland; Biogen, Israel; Biogen, Iceland; Biogen Idec, Austria; Biogen Idec, United Kingdom; Biogen Idec, Italy; Biogen Idec, Norway; Biogen Idec, Slovenia; Biogen Idec, United States; Biogen Idec Limited, Greece; Biogen Switzerland, Switzerland; Biogened, Poland; BiogenIdec, Sweden; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska)

International Drug Name Search

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TermDefinition
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OSOfficial Synonym
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