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Melphalan

In the US, Melphalan (melphalan systemic) is a member of the drug class alkylating agents and is used to treat Multiple Myeloma and Ovarian Cancer.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01AA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000148-82-3

Chemical Formula

C13-H18-Cl2-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

305

Therapeutic Category

Cytostatic alkylating agent

Chemical Name

L-Phenylalanine, 4-[bis(2-chloroetyl)amino]-

Foreign Names

  • Melphalanum (Latin)
  • Melphalan (German)
  • Melphalan (French)
  • Melfalán (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Melfalan (OS: DCIT)
  • Melphalan (OS: USAN, JAN, DCF, BAN)
  • CB 3025 (IS)
  • L-PAM (IS)
  • Phenylalanin-Lost (IS)
  • SK 15673 (IS)
  • Melphalan (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Melphalanum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alkeran
    ApoPharma, United States; Aspen, Australia; Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Switzerland; Aspen, Denmark; Aspen, Estonia; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, Iceland; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen, Poland; Aspen, Slovakia; Aspen Labs, Mexico; Aspen Pharma, Germany; Aspen Pharma, Norway; Aspen Pharma Trading, Austria; Aspen Pharmacare, Hong Kong; Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa; Aspri Pharma, Canada; Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; Glaxo Wellcome, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Kenya; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; LENIS, Slovenia; Navamedic, Finland; Vitaflo, Sweden; VLD, Turkey; Wellcome-GB, Italy
  • Alkéran
    HAC Pharma, France
  • Alkeran Valeant
    Valeant, Latvia
  • Alkerana
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina
  • Eriolan
    Eriochem, Argentina
  • Melfalan Varifarma
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Melfoma
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Melphalan Aspen
    Aspen, United Kingdom
  • Alkeran
    ApoPharma, United States; Aspen, Estonia; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, Netherlands; Aspen, New Zealand; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; Pharmatech Chile, Chile; Vitaflo, Sweden
  • Melfalan Aspen
    Aspen, Spain
  • Melfalan GlaxoSmithKline
    GlaxoSmithKline, Spain
  • Melphalan Aspen
    Aspen, United Kingdom
  • Melphalan Hydrochloride Bioniche
    Bioniche, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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