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In the US, Sofosbuvir (sofosbuvir systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antivirals and is used to treat Hepatitis C.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent: Treatment of hepatitis C

NS5B RNA dependent RNA polymerase inhibitor

Chemical Names

1-Methylethyl N-[(S)-{[(2R,3R,4R,5R)-5-(2,4-dioxo-3,4-dihydropyrimidin-1(2H)-yl)-4-fluoro-3-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydrofuran-2-yl]methoxy}phenoxyphosphoryl]-L-alaninate (USAN)

Propan-2-yl N-[(S)-{[(2R,3R,4R,5R)-5-(2,4-dioxo-3,4-dihydropyrimidin-1(2H)-yl)-4-fluoro-3-hydroxy-4-methyloxolan-2-yl]methoxy}phenoxyphosphoryl]-L-alaninate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Sofosbuvirum (Latin)
  • Sofosbuvir (German)
  • Sofosbuvir (French)
  • Sofosbuvir (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Sofosbuvir (OS: USAN)

Brand Names

  • Harvoni (Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir)
    Gilead, Canada; Gilead, Switzerland; Gilead, France; Gilead, Ireland; Gilead, Poland; Gilead, Slovenia; Gilead, United States; Gilead Sciences, United Kingdom; Gilead, Germany
  • Sovaldi
    Gador, Chile; Gilead, Belgium; Gilead, Canada; Gilead, Switzerland; Gilead, Germany; Gilead, Denmark; Gilead, Spain; Gilead, Finland; Gilead, France; Gilead, Greece; Gilead, Ireland; Gilead, Latvia; Gilead, Norway; Gilead, Poland; Gilead, Sweden; Gilead, Slovakia; Gilead, United States; Gilead Sciences, United Kingdom; Gilead Sciences, Italy; Gilead Sciences, Slovenia; Gilead Sciences International, Austria


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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