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Thyrotropin Alfa

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

H01AB01,V04CJ01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0194100-83-9

Chemical Formula

C1039-H1602-N274-O307-S27

Molecular Weight

23709

Therapeutic Category

Recombinant human thyrotrophin (thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH)

Chemical Name

tyrotropin (human beta-subunit protein moiety), complex wit chorionic gonadotropin (human alpha-subunit protein moiety) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Thyrotropinum alfa (Latin)
  • Thyrotropin alfa (German)
  • Thyrotropine alfa (French)
  • Tirotropina alfa (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Thyrogen
    Genzyme, Australia; Genzyme, Belgium; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Colombia; Genzyme, Czech Republic; Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, Denmark; Genzyme, Spain; Genzyme, Finland; Genzyme, France; Genzyme, Hungary; Genzyme, Ireland; Genzyme, Israel; Genzyme, Iceland; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Latvia; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme, Romania; Genzyme, Serbia; Genzyme, Thailand; Genzyme, Taiwan; Genzyme Chile, Chile; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Genzyme Europe, Greece; Genzyme Japan, Japan; Genzyme Therapeutics, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Thyrogen (veterinary use)
    Genzyme, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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