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Parathyroid Hormone

In the US, Parathyroid Hormone (parathyroid hormone systemic) is a member of the drug class parathyroid hormone and analogs and is used to treat Hypocalcemia and Hypoparathyroidism.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of osteoporosis

Diagnostic agent

Parathyroid hormone

Chemical Names

H-Ser-Val-Ser-Glu-Ile-Gln-Leu-Met-His-Asn-Leu-Gly-Lys-His-Leu-Asn-Ser-Met-Glu-Arg-Val-Glu-Trp-Leu-Arg-Lys-Lys-Leu-Gln-Asp-Val-His-Asn-Phe-Val-Ala-Leu-Gly-Ala-Pro-Leu-Ala-Pro-Arg-Asp-Ala-Gly-Ser-Gln-Arg-Prop-Arg-Lys-Lys-Glu-Asp-Asn-Val-Leu-Val-Glu-Ser-His- (WHO)

Human parathyroid hormone. Single-chain Polypeptide. The origin should be indicated between brackets after the INN, for example (r. E. coli) for recombinant produced by Escherichia coli.

Foreign Names

  • Hormonum parathyroidum (Latin)
  • Parathyroidhormon (German)
  • Hormone parathyro├»de (French)
  • Hormona paratiroidea (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Parathyroid Hormone (OS: USAN)
  • Hormone parathyro├»de (IS)
  • HSDB 3377 (IS)
  • Parathormon (IS)
  • Parathormone (IS)
  • Parathyreotropes Hormon (IS)
  • Parathyrin (IS)
  • Paroidin (IS: Parke-Davis)
  • PTH (IS)
  • Parathyroid Hormone (OS: Rec.INN, BAN)
  • 1-84 Parathormone (IS)
  • ALX1-11 (IS: NPS Allelix, CDN)
  • Parahyroid Hormone (IS: 1-84)
  • Parathormon, rekombiniert (IS)
  • PTH (IS: 1-84)
  • rhPTH (IS: 1-84)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
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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