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In the US, Rasburicase (rasburicase systemic) is a member of the drug class antihyperuricemic agents and is used to treat Hyperuricemia Secondary to Chemotherapy.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Adjunct to chemotherapy to reduce adverse effects

Recombinant uratoxidase

Chemical Names

Oxidase, urate (Aspergillus flavus clone 9C/9A reduced) (USAN)

Urate oxydase (tetramer of te N-acetylpolypeptide of 301 amino acids) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Rasburicasum (Latin)
  • Rasburicase (German)
  • Rasburicase (French)
  • Rasburicasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Elitek
    sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Fasturtec
    Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Belgium; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Cyprus; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Lebanon; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Poland; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis Groupe, Slovenia
  • Rasuritek
    Sanofi, Japan


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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