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In the US, Tocilizumab (tocilizumab systemic) is a member of the drug class interleukin inhibitors and is used to treat Cytokine Release Syndrome, Giant Cell Arteritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Still's Disease and Systemic Sclerosis.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Monoclonal antibody

Chemical Name

immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human interleukin 6 receptor) (human-mouse monoclonal MRA heavy chain), disulfide wit human-mouse monoclonal MRA kappa-chain, dimer (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Tocilizumabum (Latin)
  • Tocilizumab (German)
  • Tocilizumab (French)
  • Tocilizumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Actembra
    Roche, Egypt
  • Actemra
    Chugai, Georgia; Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Dr. F. Hoffmann-Lja - Roche, Russian Federation; F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Macedonia; Genentech, United States; HOFFMANN, Israel; Hoffmann-La Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Netherlands Antilles; Roche, Argentina; Roche, Australia; Roche, Aruba; Roche, Azerbaijan; Roche, Belarus; Roche, Canada; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Kyrgyzstan; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Myanmar; Roche, Malaysia; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Paraguay; Roche, Serbia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Turkmenistan; Roche, Turkey; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, Vietnam; Roche, South Africa
  • Acterma
    Chugai Pharma, Kenya
  • Aktempa
    Roche, Ukraine
  • RoActemra
    Chugai, Germany; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, Greece; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Slovenia; Roche Products, United Kingdom; Roche Registration, Austria


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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