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In the US, Toremifene (toremifene systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators and is used to treat Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer - Metastatic.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent: Antiestrogen

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Toremifenum (Latin)
  • Toremifen (German)
  • Torémifène (French)
  • Toremifeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Fareston
    Orion, Egypt; Orion, Lebanon; Orion, Poland; Schering-Plough, South Africa; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Baxter Oncology, Germany; CSP, France; Dong-A, South Korea; Kyowa Kirin, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Nippon Kayaku, Japan; Orion, China; Orion, Estonia; Orion, Georgia; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Lithuania; Orion, Latvia; Orion, Netherlands; Orion, Romania; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Kuwait; Orion Pharma UK, United Kingdom
  • Fareston 60 mg
    Orion, Hungary
  • ShuRui
    Team, China
  • Toremifene
    Medisa Shinyaku, Japan


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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