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Interferon Gamma-1b

In the US, Interferon Gamma-1b (interferon gamma-1b systemic) is a member of the drug class interferons and is used to treat Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Osteopetrosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0098059-61-1

Chemical Formula

C734-H1166-N204-O216-S5

Molecular Weight

16465

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Antineoplastic agent

Biological response modifier, BRM

Immunomodulator

Foreign Names

  • Interferonum gamma-1b (Latin)
  • Interferon-gamma-1b (German)
  • Interféron gamma-1 (French)
  • Interferón-gamma-1b (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Interferon Gamma-1b (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • IFNgamma1b (IS)
  • Interferon Gamma-2a (IS)
  • Interferoni gamma-1b (IS)
  • r-IFN-Famma-1b (IS)
  • Interféron gamma-1b (solution concentrée d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Interferon Gamma-1b Concentrated Solution (PH: BP 2016)
  • Interferon gamma-1b concentrated solution (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Interferon-gamma-1b-Lösung, Konzentrierte (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Interferoni gamma-1b solutio concentrata (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Actimmune
    Vidara Therapeutics, United States
  • Immukin
    Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Hong Kong; Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Malta
  • Immukine
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands
  • Imukin
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Denmark; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Hungary; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim, New Zealand; Boehringer Ingelheim, Oman; Boehringer Ingelheim, Portugal; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, Taiwan; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, Austria

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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