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In the US, Tipranavir (tipranavir systemic) is a member of the drug class protease inhibitors and is used to treat HIV Infection.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of HIV infection

Nonpeptidic HIV protease inhibitor

Chemical Names

2-Pyridinesulfonamide, N-(3-((1R)-1-((6R)-5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenetyl)-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl)propyl)phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-

2-Pyridinesulfonamide, N-(3-(1-(5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenyletyl)-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl)propyl)phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-, (R-(R*,R*))-

3'-[(1R)-1-[(6R)-5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-oxo-6-phenetyl-6-propyl-2H-pyran-3-yl]propyl]-5-(trifluorometyl)-2-pyridinesulfonanilide (WHO)

N-(3-{(1R)-1-[(6R)-4-Hydroxy-2-oxo-6-(2-phenetyl)-6-propyl-5,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-3-yl]propyl}phenyl)-5-(trifluormetyl)-2-pyridin-2-sulfonamid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Tipranavirum (Latin)
  • Tipranavir (German)
  • Tipranavir (French)
  • Tipranavir (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tipranavir (OS: BAN)
  • PNU-140690 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)
  • U-140690 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)

Brand Names

  • Aptivus
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Canada; Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Croatia (Hrvatska); Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Iceland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Lithuania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Latvia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Romania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim EspaƱa, Spain; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Austria; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, United States
    Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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