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Palifermin

In the US, Palifermin (palifermin systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous uncategorized agents and is used to treat Mucositis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AF08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0162394-19-6

Chemical Formula

C724-H1147-N203-O206-S9

Molecular Weight

16279

Therapeutic Categories

Adjunct to chemotherapy to reduce adverse effects

Cytoprotective agent

Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF)

Chemical Names

24-163 fibroblast growht factor 7 (human) (USAN)

human fibroblast growt factor-(24-163)-peptide (WHO)

Peptide-(24-163)-facteur de croi╬▓ance du fibroblaste humain

Peptido-(24-163)-factor de crecimiento del fibroblasto humano

Foreign Names

  • Paliferminum (Latin)
  • Palifermin (German)
  • Palifermine (French)
  • Palifermina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Palifermin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Keratinocyte Growth Factor (IS: Amgen)
  • KGF (IS)
  • rh KGF (IS)
  • rHu-KGf (IS)

Brand Names

  • Kepivance
    Amgen, Egypt; Amgen, Lebanon; Biovitrum, Austria; Biovitrum, Belgium; Biovitrum, Czech Republic; Biovitrum, Spain; Biovitrum, Greece; Biovitrum, Iceland; Biovitrum, Lithuania; Biovitrum AB, Hungary; Biovitrum AB, Netherlands; Biovitrum AB, Portugal; Invida Australia Pty Ltd, Australia; Nordic, Switzerland; SOBI, Sweden; Sobi, Inc, United States; Swedish Orphan, Germany; Swedish Orphan, Denmark; Swedish Orphan, Italy; Swedish Orphan, Poland; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Finland; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, France; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, United Kingdom; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Israel; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Norway; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ltd., Ireland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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