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In the US, Golimumab (golimumab systemic) is a member of the drug class TNF alfa inhibitors and is used to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthritis and Ulcerative Colitis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Anti-inflammatory agent

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD


Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human tumor necrosis factor α) (human monoclonal CNTO 148 gamma1-chain), disulfide with human monoclonal CNTO 148 kappa-chain, dimer

Foreign Names

  • Golimumabum (Latin)
  • Golimumab (German)
  • Golimumab (French)
  • Golimumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Simponi
    Baxter, Russian Federation; Centocor, United States; Janssen, Australia; Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Hungary; Janssen, Iceland; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Romania; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Slovakia; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen Biologics, Austria; Janssen Biologics, Greece; Janssen Biologics, Norway; Janssen Biologics B.V., Serbia; Janssen Pharmaceutical, Japan; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Israel; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Finland; MSD, Ireland; MSD, Netherlands; MSD, Sweden; MSD Belgium, Belgium; MSD France, France; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Latvia; Centocor, Lithuania
  • Simponi Aria
    Janssen Biotech, United States


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
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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