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Drotrecogin Alfa (activated)

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B01AD10

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0098530-76-8

Chemical Formula

C2071-H3165-N581-O640-S31

Molecular Weight

47438

Therapeutic Category

Anticoagulant agent: Thrombin inhibitor

Chemical Names

Blood-coagulation factor XIV (human) (WHO)

Recombinant human activated protein C with a molecular weight of approximately 56'000 daltons. Protein C is a vitamin K-dependant plasma protein involved in the regulation of hemostasis

Foreign Names

  • Drotrecoginum alfa (activatum) (Latin)
  • Drotrecogin alfa (aktiviert) (German)
  • DrotrĂ©cogine alfa (activĂ©) (French)
  • Drotrecogina alfa (activada) (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • LY 203638 (IS: Eli Lilly)
  • rhAPC (IS)

Brand Names

  • Xigris
    Lilly, Lebanon; Lilly, Portugal

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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