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In the US, Lomitapide (lomitapide systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents and is used to treat High Cholesterol and High Cholesterol - Familial Homozygous.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Lipid lowering agent

MTTP (microsomal triglyceride transfer protein) inhibitor

Chemical Name

N-(2,2,2-trifluoroetyl)-9-(4-{4-[4'-(trifluorometyl)[1,1'-biphenyl]-2-carboxamido]piperidin-1-yl}butyl)-9H-fluorene-9-carboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Lomitapidum (Latin)
  • Lomitapid (German)
  • Lomitapide (French)
  • Lomitapida (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Lojuxta
    Aageron, Spain; Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Lithuania
  • Juxtapid
    Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Juxtapid 10
    Catalent CTS, Israel
  • Juxtapid 20
    Catalent CTS, Israel
  • Juxtapid 5
    Catalent CTS, Israel
  • Lojuxta
    Aegerion, Netherlands; Aegerion, Norway; Aegerion, Sweden; Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Romania; Catalent, Estonia
  • Lojuxta 10mg
    Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Lojuxta 20mg
    Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Lojuxta 5mg
    Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Austria


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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