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In the US, Panitumumab (panitumumab systemic) is a member of the drug class EGFR inhibitors and is used to treat Colorectal Cancer.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent


Monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor

Chemical Names

Immunoglobulin, anti-(human epidermal growt factor receptor) (human monoclonal ABX-EGF heavy chain), disulfide wit human monoclonal ABX-EGF light chain, dimer (WHO)

Immunoglobulin, human (anti-human epidermal growt factor receptor) monoclonal antibody (ABX-EGF)

Foreign Names

  • Panitumumabum (Latin)
  • Panitumumab (German)
  • Panitumumab (French)
  • Panitumumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Vectibix
    Amgen, Australia; Amgen, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Amgen, Belgium; Amgen, Canada; Amgen, Czech Republic; Amgen, Germany; Amgen, Egypt; Amgen, Spain; Amgen, Finland; Amgen, France; Amgen, United Kingdom; Amgen, Greece; Amgen, Hungary; Amgen, Israel; Amgen, Iceland; Amgen, Lithuania; Amgen, Norway; Amgen, Portugal; Amgen, Romania; Amgen, Serbia; Amgen, Sweden; Amgen, Slovakia; Amgen, United States; Amgen Europe, Austria; Amgen Europe, Denmark; Amgen Europe, Netherlands; Amgen Europe, Poland; Amgen Europe - NL, Italy; Amgen Ltd., Ireland; Amgen Mexico, Mexico; Amgen Switzerland, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan; Tecnofarma, Chile


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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