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Pembrolizumab

In the US, Pembrolizumab (pembrolizumab systemic) is a member of the drug class Anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies and is used to treat Head and Neck Cancer, Melanoma, Melanoma - Metastatic and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XC18

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

1374853-91-4

Chemical Formula

C6504-H10004-N1716-O2036-S46

Molecular Weight

146286

Therapeutic Categories

Immunomodulator

Antineoplastic agent: Monoclonal antibody

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G4-kappa, anti-[Homo sapiensPDCD1 (programmed cell death 1, PD-1, PD1, CD279)], humanized monoclonal antibody;Gamma4 heavy chain (1-447) [humanized VH (Homo sapiensIGHV1-2*02 (79.60%) -(IGHD)-IGHJ4*01 L123>T (115)) [8.8.13] (1-120) -Homo sa (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pembrolizumabum (Latin)
  • Pembrolizumab (German)
  • Pembrolizumab (French)
  • Pembrolizumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Keytruda
    Merck, Canada; Merck, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovakia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; MSD, Switzerland; MSD France, France
  • KEYTRUDA
    MSD SHARP & DOHME, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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