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Pegvisomant

In the US, Pegvisomant (pegvisomant systemic) is a member of the drug class growth hormone receptor blockers and is used to treat Acromegaly.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

H01AX01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0218620-50-9

Chemical Formula

C990-H1532-N262-O300-S7

Molecular Weight

22129

Therapeutic Category

Growth hormone receptor antagonist

Chemical Names

18-L-aspartic acid-21-L-asparagine-120-L-lysine-167-L-asparagine-168-L-alanine-171-L-serine-172-L-arginine-174-L-serine-179-L-treonine growt hormone (human), reaction product wit polyetylene glycol

PEGylated human growt hormone (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Pegvisomantum (Latin)
  • Pegvisomant (German)
  • Pegvisomant (French)
  • Pegvisomant (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Somavert
    Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pfizer U.S., United States; Pfizer, Lithuania

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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