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In the US, Mitotane (mitotane systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent

Chemical Name

Benzene, 1-chloro-2-[2,2-dichloro-1-(4-chlorophenyl)etyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Mitotanum (Latin)
  • Mitotan (German)
  • Mitotane (French)
  • Mitotano (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mitotane (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • CB 313 (IS)
  • NSC 38721 (IS)
  • Piprine-DDD, O- (IS)
  • Mitotane (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Lisodren
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Lysodren
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; HRA, Estonia; HRA, Netherlands; HRA, Poland; HRA, Romania; HRA Pharma, Germany; HRA Pharma, Denmark; HRA Pharma, Spain; HRA Pharma, Finland; HRA Pharma, Greece; HRA Pharma, Lithuania; HRA Pharma, Norway; HRA PHARMA BENELUX, Belgium; HRA Pharma France, France; HRA Pharma Italia, Italy; HRA Pharma UK and Ireland, United Kingdom; HRA Pharma UK and Ireland, Ireland; Laboratoire HRA Pharma, Cyprus; Laboratoire HRA Pharma, Czech Republic; Laboratoire HRA Pharma, Iceland; Laboratoire HRA Pharma, Sweden
  • Lysodren 500 mg
    HRA, Hungary
  • Lysodren 500mg
    HRA Pharma, Switzerland; Laboratoire HRA Pharma, Austria
  • Opeprim
    Yakult Honsha, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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