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In the US, Protirelin (protirelin systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous uncategorized agents.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Diagnostic agent

Hypothalamic hormone: Thyrotropin releasing hormone, TRH

Chemical Name

L-Prolinamide, 5-oxo-L-prolyl-L-histidyl-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Protirelin (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • Protirelina (OS: DCIT)
  • Protiréline (OS: DCF)
  • Abbott 38579 (IS: Abbott)
  • Lopremone (IS)
  • RU 15077 (IS)
  • TRF (IS)
  • TRH (IS)
  • Tyroliberin (IS)
  • Protirelin (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Protiréline (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Protirelinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Antepan
    Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany
  • TRH
    Ferring, Israel
  • TRH Ferring
    Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Turkey; IFET, Greece; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • TRH Tanabe
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan; Tanabe Seiyaku, Taiwan
  • Trhelea
    GP Pharm, Argentina
  • Protiren
    Lafedar, Argentina


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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