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Nelfinavir

In the US, Nelfinavir (nelfinavir systemic) is a member of the drug class protease inhibitors and is used to treat HIV Infection, Nonoccupational Exposure and Occupational Exposure.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J05AE04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0159989-64-7

Chemical Formula

C32-H45-N3-O4-S

Molecular Weight

567

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of HIV infection

HIV protease inhibitor

Chemical Name

3-Isoquinolinecarboxamide, N-(1,1-dimetyletyl)decahydro-2-[2-hydroxy-3-[(3-hydroxy-2-metylbenzoyl)amino]-4-(phenyltio)butyl]-, [3S-[2(2S*,3S*),3α,4aβ,8aβ]]-

Foreign Names

  • Nelfinavirum (Latin)
  • Nelfinavir (German)
  • Nelfinavir (French)
  • Nelfinavir (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Emnel
    Emcure, India
  • Nelfin
    Hetero, India
  • Avifix
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Nelvir
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Nemacina
    LKM, Argentina
  • Viracept
    Japan Tobacco, Japan; Pfizer, Canada; Roche, Italy; Roche, Portugal; ViiV Healthcare, United States
  • VIRACEPT
    Roche, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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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