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Telbivudine

In the US, Telbivudine (telbivudine systemic) is a member of the drug class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and is used to treat Hepatitis B.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J05AF11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0003424-98-4

Chemical Formula

C10-H14-N2-O5

Molecular Weight

242

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Nucleoside analogue

Antiviral agent: Treatment of hepatitis B

Chemical Names

β-L-2'-Deoxytymidine

1-((2S,4R,5S)-4Hydroxy-5-hydroxymetyltetrahydrofuran-2-yl)-5-metyl-1-H-pyrimidin-2,4-dion (IUPAC)

1-(2-Deoxy-β-L-erytro-pentofuranosyl)-5-metylpyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione (WHO)

1-(2-Desoxy-β-L-ribofuranosyl)-5-metylpyrimidin-2,4-dion

2'-Deoxy-L-tymidine

A synthetic thymidine nucleoside analogue; it is the L-isomer of thymidine

tymine, 1-(2-deoxy-beta-L-erytro-pentofuranosyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Telbivudinum (Latin)
  • Telbivudin (German)
  • Telbivudine (French)
  • Telbivudina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Telbivudine (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • beta-L-Thymidine (IS)
  • Epavudine (IS)
  • LdT (IS)
  • LDT 600 (IS)
  • L-Thymidine (IS)
  • NB 02B (IS)
  • NV-02B (IS: NovirioPharmac)

Brand Names

  • Sebivo
    Novartis, Bangladesh; Novartis, China; Novartis, France; Novartis, Georgia; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Croatia (Hrvatska); Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Malaysia; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Poland; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Romania; Novartis, Serbia; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Slovenia; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis Europharm, Austria; Novartis Farma, Italy; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland; Novartis Pharma, Germany; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Lithuania
  • Tyzeka
    Idenix, United States; Novartis, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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