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Nivolumab

In the US, Nivolumab (nivolumab systemic) is a member of the drug class Anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies and is used to treat Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Melanoma, Melanoma - Metastatic, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Renal Cell Carcinoma.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0946414-94-4

Chemical Formula

C6362-H9862-N1712-O1995-S42

Molecular Weight

143597

Therapeutic Categories

Monoclonal antibody

Antineoplastic agent: Inhibitor of PD-1 proteins

Chemical Names

A genetically engineered, fully human immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) mA anti programmed death-1/PD-1 antibody.

Immunoglobulin G4-kappa, anti-[Homo sapiensPDCD1 (programmed cell death 1, PD-1, PD1, CD279)], Homo sapiensmonoclonal antibody; gamma4 haevy chain (1-440) [Homo sapiensVH (IGHV3-33*01 (91.80%) -(IGHD)-IGHJ4*01) [8.8.6] (1-113) -IGHG4*01 hinge S10>P (221) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Nivolumabum (Latin)
  • Nivolumab (German)
  • Nivolumab (French)
  • Nivolumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nivolumab (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • BMS-936558 (IS)
  • MDX-1106 (IS)
  • UNII-31YO63LBSN (IS)

Brand Names

  • Nivolumab BMS
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany; Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical, United Kingdom
  • Opdivo
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany; Bristol-Myers Squibb, France; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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