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.
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
Antineoplastic agent: Monoclonal antibody
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)
- Pembrolizumabum (Latin)
- Pembrolizumab (German)
- Pembrolizumab (French)
- Pembrolizumab (Spanish)
- Lambrolizumab (OS: USAN)
- UNII-DPT0O3T46P (IS)
Merck, Canada; Merck, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovakia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; MSD, Switzerland; MSD France, France
MSD SHARP & DOHME, Germany
|Rec.INN||Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)|
|USAN||United States Adopted Name|
|WHO||World Health Organization|
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