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Nilutamide

In the US, Nilutamide (nilutamide systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antiandrogens, hormones/antineoplastics and is used to treat Prostate Cancer.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L02BB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0063612-50-0

Chemical Formula

C12-H10-F3-N3-O4

Molecular Weight

317

Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Antiandrogen

Chemical Name

2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 5,5-dimetyl-3-[4-nitro-3-(trifluorometyl)phenyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Nilutamidum (Latin)
  • Nilutamid (German)
  • Nilutamide (French)
  • Nilutamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nilutamide (OS: BAN, DCF, USAN)
  • RU 23908 (IS: RousselUclaf)
  • Nilutamide (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nilutamidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Anandron
    Cardinal Health France, Lebanon; OSNY, Serbia; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Nilandron
    sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Nilutamida Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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