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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent

Chemical Name

1-157-Tumor necrosis factor alfa-1a (human) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Tasonerminum (Latin)
  • Tasonermin (German)
  • Tasonermine (French)
  • Tasonermina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tasonermin (OS: BAN)
  • Tasonermine (OS: DCF)
  • Beromun (IS)
  • Cachectin (IS)
  • FK 516 (IS)
  • PAC 4D (IS)
  • PT 050 (IS)
  • SUN 5051 (IS)
  • Tumor necrosis factor (IS)
  • Tumor necrosis factor alfa-1a (IS)
  • Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (IS)

Brand Names

  • Beromun
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim, Estonia; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Croatia (Hrvatska); Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Lithuania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Romania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovenia; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG GmbH, Greece
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden
  • Na Ke Si
    Saida Bio Pharm, China
  • Refnot
    Refnot-Pharm, Georgia


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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