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Vorinostat

In the US, Vorinostat (vorinostat systemic) is a member of the drug class histone deacetylase inhibitors and is used to treat Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01XX38

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0149647-78-9

Chemical Formula

C14-H20-N2-O3

Molecular Weight

264

Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Deacetylase inhibitor

Chemical Names

N-hydroxy-N'-phenyloctanediamide (WHO)

Korksäure-anilid-Hydroxamsäure

Octandisäure hydroxyamid phenylamid (IUPAC)

Octanediamide, N-hydroxy-N'-phenyl-

Suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid

Foreign Names

  • Vorinostatum (Latin)
  • Vorinostat (German)
  • Vorinostat (French)
  • Vorinostat (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vorinostat (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • CCRIS 8456 (IS)
  • MK-0683 (IS: Merck)
  • SAHA (IS)
  • SAHA cpd (IS)

Brand Names

  • Zolinza
    Merck, Canada; Merck, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme Pharmaceuticals, Russian Federation; MSD, Argentina; MSD, Japan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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

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