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In the US, Etelcalcetide (etelcalcetide systemic) is a member of the drug class calcimimetics and is used to treat Hyperparathyroidism Secondary to Renal Impairment.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Chemical Name

D-Argininamide, N-acetyl-D-cysteinyl-D-alanyl-D-arginyl-D-arginyl-D-arginyl-D-alanyl-, disulfide with L-cysteine (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Etelcalcetidum (Latin)
  • Etelcalcetid (German)
  • ÉtelcalcĂ©tide (French)
  • Etelcalcetida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Etelcalcetide (OS: USAN)
  • KAI-4169 (USAN) (IS)
  • UNII-60ME133FJB (USAN) (IS)
  • Velcalcetide (ChemID) (IS)
  • UNII-72PT5993DU (OS: USAN)
  • Etelcalcetide hydrochloride (ChemID) (IS)
  • KAI-4169 HCL (ChemID) (IS)
  • Velcalcetide Hydrochlorid (ChemID) (IS)
  • Etelcalcetide hydrochloride (PH: JP XV)

Brand Names

  • Parsabiv
    Amgen, Spain; Amgen, Lithuania; Amgen, Latvia; Amgen, United States; Amgen, Belgium; Amgen, Germany; Amgen, Denmark; Amgen, Estonia; Amgen, Finland; Amgen, France; Amgen, United Kingdom; Amgen, Norway; Amgen, Russian Federation; Amgen, Sweden; Amgen Europe, Netherlands; Amgen Europe, Romania; Amgen Europe BV, Greece; Ono Yakuhin, Japan
  • Parsabiv 10mg
    Amgen, Luxembourg; Amgen Europe, Austria; Amgen Switzerland, Switzerland
  • Parsabiv 2.5mg
    Amgen, Luxembourg; Amgen Europe, Austria; Amgen Switzerland, Switzerland
  • Parsabiv 5mg
    Amgen, Luxembourg; Amgen Europe, Austria; Amgen Switzerland, Switzerland


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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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