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In the US, Necitumumab (necitumumab systemic) is a member of the drug class EGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Antineoplastic agent: Monoclonal antibody

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1-kappa, anti-[Homo sapiensepidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR, ERBB1, HER1)], Homo sapiensmonoclonal antibody;Gamma1 heavy chain (1-451) [Homo sapiensVH (IGHV4-30-4*01 (96.00%) -(IGHD)-IGHJ4*01)[10.7.13](1-121) -IGHG1*03, CH1 F5>L (122 (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Necitumumabum (Latin)
  • Necitumumab (German)
  • Necitumumab (French)
  • Necitumumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Necitumumab (OS: USAN)
  • IMC-11F8 (IS)
  • UNII-2BT4C47RUI (IS)

Brand Names

  • Portrazza
    Eli Lilly and Company, United States; Lilly, Germany


ISInofficial Synonym
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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