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In the US, Treprostinil (treprostinil systemic) is a member of the drug class agents for pulmonary hypertension and is used to treat Pulmonary Hypertension.

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Therapeutic Categories


Antiplatelet agent: Prostacyclin analogue

Chemical Names

[(1R,2R,3aS,9aS)-2-Hydroxy-1-((S)-3-hydroxy-octyl)-2,3,3a,4,9,9a-hexahydro-1H-cyclopenta[b]naphtalen-5-yloxy]eβigsäure (IUPAC)

[[(1R,2R,3aS,9aS)-2-Hydroxy-1-[(3S)-3-hydroxyoctyl]-2,3,3a,4,9,9a-hexahydro-1H-cyclopenta[b]naphtalen-5-yl]oxy]acetic acid (WHO)

Acetic acid, [[(1R,2R,3aS,9aS)-2,3,3a,4,9,9a-hexahydro-2-hydroxy-1-[(3S)-3-hydroxyoctyl]-1H-benz[f]inden-5-yl]oxy]- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Treprostinilum (Latin)
  • Treprostinil (German)
  • Treprostinil (French)
  • Treprostinilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Treprostinil (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • 15AU81 (IS)
  • LRX 15 (IS)
  • Treprostinol (IS)
  • Uniprost (IS)
  • UT 15 (IS)
  • BW 15AU (IS)
  • U 62840 (IS: UnitedTherapeu)

Brand Names

  • Remodulin
    Galenica, Greece; United Therapeutics, Poland; United Therapeutics, Slovakia; Bagó, Argentina; Bioprojet, France; Dompé, Italy; Exel, Serbia; NordicInfu Care, Denmark; NordicInfu Care, Sweden; OrPha Swiss, Switzerland; Orphan, Australia; Providens, Croatia (Hrvatska); United, Portugal; United Therapeutics, Czech Republic; United Therapeutics, Estonia; United Therapeutics, Hungary; United Therapeutics, Israel; United Therapeutics, Lithuania; United Therapeutics, Taiwan; United Therapeutics, United States; United Therapeutics Europe, Austria; United Therapeutics Europe, Iceland; United Therapeutics Europe, Norway
    United Therapeutics, Germany; United Therapeutics, Netherlands
  • Tyvaso
    United Therapeutics, United States


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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