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Pentostatin

In the US, Pentostatin (pentostatin systemic) is a member of the drug class antibiotics/antineoplastics and is used to treat Hairy Cell Leukemia.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XX08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0053910-25-1

Chemical Formula

C11-H16-N4-O4

Molecular Weight

268

Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic antibacterial

Chemical Names

2'-Deoxycoformycin

Imidazo[4,5-d][1,3]diazepin-8-ol, 3-(2-deoxy-β-D-erytro-pentofuranosyl)-3,6,7,8-tetrahydro-, (R)-

Foreign Names

  • Pentostatinum (Latin)
  • Pentostatin (German)
  • Pentostatine (French)
  • Pentostatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pentostatin (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • Pentostatine (OS: DCF)
  • 2'-dCF (IS)
  • CI 825 (IS: Parke-Davis)
  • Co-V (IS)
  • Co-vidarabine (IS)
  • DCF (IS)
  • NSC 218321 (IS)
  • PD-ADI (IS)

Brand Names

  • Nipent
    Hospira, Germany; Hospira, Denmark; Hospira, Spain; Hospira, France; Hospira, Greece; Hospira, Netherlands; Hospira, Portugal; Hospira, United States; Hospira Italia, Italy; Hospira UK, United Kingdom
  • Pentostatin Bedford
    Bedford, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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