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In the US, Vedolizumab (vedolizumab systemic) is a member of the drug class selective immunosuppressants and is used to treat Crohn's Disease, Crohn's Disease - Maintenance and Ulcerative Colitis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Monoclonal antibody

Alpha-4 beta-7 integrin inhibitor

Chemical Name

immunoglobulin G1-kappa, anti-[Homo sapiensalpha4beta7 integrin (lymphocyte Peyer's patch adhesion molecule 1, LPAM-1)], humanized monoclonal antibody; gamma 1 haevy chain (1-451)[humanized VH (Homo sapiensIGHV1-3*01 (84.70%)-(IGHD)IGHJ4*01)[8.8.14](1-121 (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Vedolizumabum (Latin)
  • Vedolizumab (German)
  • V├ędolizumab (French)
  • Vedolizumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vedolizumab (OS: USAN)
  • UNII-9RV78Q2002 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Entyvio
    Takeda, Australia; Takeda, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Takeda, Finland; Takeda, Ireland; Takeda, Poland; Takeda Canada, Canada; Takeda France, France; Takeda Pharma, Austria; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda Pharma, Denmark; Takeda Pharma, Sweden; Takeda Pharma, Slovenia; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States; Takeda UK, United Kingdom


ISInofficial Synonym
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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