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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Antineoplastic agent: Cytotoxic antibacterial from the group of anthracyclines

Antineoplastic agent: Immunosuppressant

Chemical Name

6,9-bis[(2-aminoetyl)amino]benzo[g]isoquinoline-5,10-dione (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pixantronum (Latin)
  • Pixantron (German)
  • Pixantrone (French)
  • Pixantrona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pixantrone (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BBR-2778 (IS)
  • Pixantrone Dimaleate (IS: USAN)
  • Pixantrone Maleate (1:2) (IS: BANM)
  • UNII-P0R64C4CR9 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Pixuvri
    Cell Therapeutics, Netherlands; CTI, Spain; CTI Life Science, Italy; CTI Life Science, Lithuania
  • Pixuvir
    CTI Life Science, United Kingdom; CTI Life Sciences, Poland
  • Pixuvri
    Cell Therapeutics, United Kingdom; CTI, Sweden; CTI Life Science, Austria; CTI Life Science, Germany; CTI Life Science, Denmark; CTI Life Science, Norway; CTI Life Sciences, Israel; Les Laboratoires Servier, France


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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