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Zidovudine

In the US, Zidovudine (zidovudine systemic) is a member of the drug class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and is used to treat HIV Infection, Nonoccupational Exposure, Occupational Exposure and Reduction of Perinatal Transmission of HIV.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J05AF01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0030516-87-1

Chemical Formula

C10-H13-N5-O4

Molecular Weight

267

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI)

Treatment of HIV infection

Chemical Name

3'-azido-3'-deoxytymidine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Zidovudinum (Latin)
  • Zidovudin (German)
  • Zidovudine (French)
  • Zidovudina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Zidovudina (OS: DCIT)
  • Zidovudine (OS: BAN, JAN, DCF, USAN)
  • Azidothymidine (IS)
  • AZT (IS: Wellcome)
  • BWA 509 U (IS)
  • Zidovudine (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Zidovudinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • 3TC COMPLEX (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina
  • 3-TC/AZT ELEA (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine Mylan (Zidovudine and Abacavir, + Lamivudine)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands
  • Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine Teva (Zidovudine and Abacavir, + Lamivudine)
    Teva, Netherlands; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Adco-Zidovudine
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Ai Jian
    Neptunus, China
  • Antivir
    GPO, Thailand
  • Apo-Lamivudine-Zidovudine (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Apotex, Canada
  • Apo-Zidovudine
    Apotex, Canada
  • Aspen Lamzid (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Aspen, Tanzania; Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Aspen Lamzid + Nevirapine (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Aspen, Tanzania
  • Aspen Zidovudine
    Aspen, Tanzania; Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Avudin (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Biovir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil
  • Cipla-Duovir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Cipla-Zidovudine
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Combid (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand
  • Combivir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Glaxo Wellcome, Tunisia; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Turkey; Haemato Pharm, Austria; ViiV, Australia; ViiV, Belgium; ViiV, Hungary; ViiV Healthcare, Austria; ViiV Healthcare, Switzerland; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, Greece; ViiV Healthcare, Ireland; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; ViiV Healthcare, Lithuania; ViiV Healthcare, Norway; ViiV Healthcare, Poland; ViiV Healthcare, Tunisia; Viiv Healthcare S.L., Spain; Viiv Healthcare UK, Cyprus; Viiv Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; ViiV Healthcare UK Limited, Iceland; ViiV Healthcare ULC, Canada; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Crisazet
    LKM, Argentina
  • Diavix (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Ding Te
    Hisun Pfizer, China
  • Dozra
    Aurobindo, South Africa
  • Duovir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Cipla, Lebanon; Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • FeiTe
    Topfond Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ganvirel Duo (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Ivax, Argentina
  • GPO-VIR Z250 (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    GPO, Thailand
  • He Pu Ren
    Hubei Hepu Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Jiuli
    XinShiDai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ke Ai Si
    Lifeike Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kedu
    NEGPF, China
  • Kess Complex (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Lamda-Z (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Cadila, India
  • Lamivudin/Zidovudin HEXAL (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Lamivudin/Zidovudin Hormosan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Lamivudin/Zidovudin Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Lamivudin/Zidovudin Sandoz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Lamivudin/Zidovudin Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina + Abacavir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Abacavir)
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina + Nevirapina Humax (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina Generis (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Generis, Portugal
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, Portugal
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina Sandoz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Sandoz, Portugal
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva Pharma, Portugal
  • Lamivudina e Zidovudina Sandoz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Lamivudina Zidovudina Dosa (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Lamivudina/Zidovudina Humax (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Lamivudina/Zidovudina Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, Spain
  • Lamivudina/Zidovudina Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva, Spain; Teva Italia, Italy
  • Lamivudine / Zidovudine Alphapharm (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, New Zealand
  • Lamivudine / Zidovudine Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, Belgium
  • Lamivudine / Zidovudine Sandoz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Sandoz, Belgium
  • Lamivudine / Zidovudine Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Lamivudine and Zidovudine Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva, United States
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine 1A Pharma (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    1A Pharma, Netherlands
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Alpha Medical (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Alpha-Medical, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Aurobindo (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Aurobindo, Malta; Aurobindo, Netherlands; Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm, United Kingdom
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Cristers (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    CristerS, France
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Hetero (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Hetero Europe, Netherlands
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Hexal (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Hexal, Netherlands
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, France; Mylan, Malta; Mylan, Netherlands
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Sandoz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, France; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Lithuania; Sandoz, Latvia; Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine Teva (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva, Hungary; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia; Teva, Netherlands; Teva, Romania; Teva Pharmaceutical, Israel; Teva Santé, France
  • Lamivudin-Zidovudin-Mepha (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Lamiwudyna/Zydowudyna Mylan (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, Poland
  • Lamonian (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Lamozit (Zidovudine and Lamivudin)
    Korea United Pharm, Vietnam
  • Lamuzid (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Zydus, India
  • Lamzidivir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Lasovir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Lazid (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Emcure, India
  • Lazid-N (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Emcure, India
  • Lazinevir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Lazivir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Celon, Poland
  • Lodiz (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Aurobindo, South Africa
  • Muvidina (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    LKM, Argentina
  • Na Xin De
    Qilu, China
  • Pu Xi Ding
    Shyndec, China
  • Qi Luo Ke
    Meijisi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Retrovir
    Glaxo Wellcome, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Turkey; S.C. Europharm, Israel; SmithKline Beechamn, Bulgaria; ViiV, Australia; ViiV, Belgium; ViiV, Estonia; ViiV, Netherlands; ViiV Healthcare, Austria; ViiV Healthcare, Czech Republic; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, Greece; ViiV Healthcare, Ireland; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; ViiV Healthcare, Malta; ViiV Healthcare, Poland; ViiV Healthcare, Romania; ViiV Healthcare, Tunisia; ViiV Healthcare, United States; Viiv Healthcare S.L., Spain; ViiV Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; Viivhiv, Portugal
  • Retrovir (AZT)
    ViiV Healthcare ULC, Canada
  • Retrovir AZT
    ViiV Healthcare, Switzerland
  • Revirax
    Blausiegel, Brazil
  • Sonke Lamivudine + Zidovudine (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Ranbaxy, South Africa
  • Sonke Zidovudine
    Ranbaxy, South Africa
  • T.O.Vir
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Teva-Lamivudine/Zidovudine (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Tivizid (Zidovudine and Lamivudine + Abacavir)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Trezav (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Mylan, India
  • Trezav Ped (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine (pediatric))
    Mylan, India
  • Tricivir (Zidovudine and Abacavir, Lamivudine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina
  • Trilaxis (Zidovudine and Abacavir, Lamivudine)
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Triovix (Zidovudine and Lamivudine + Nevirapine)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Trivudin (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, Abacavir)
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Trizivir (Zidovudine and Abacavir, + Lamivudine)
    Glaxo Operations UK, Georgia; Glaxo Wellcome, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; ViiV, Australia; ViiV, Belgium; ViiV, Netherlands; ViiV Healthcare, Austria; ViiV Healthcare, Switzerland; ViiV Healthcare, Czech Republic; ViiV Healthcare, Germany; ViiV Healthcare, France; ViiV Healthcare, Greece; ViiV Healthcare, Ireland; ViiV Healthcare, Italy; ViiV Healthcare, Norway; ViiV Healthcare, Poland; ViiV Healthcare, United States; Viiv Healthcare S.L., Spain; ViiV Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; ViiV Healthcare UK Limited, Iceland; ViiV Healthcare ULC, Canada; Viivhiv, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Trovir (Zidovudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Viro-Z
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Wei Nuo
    Fenghuang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zetavudin (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Zetrotax
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Zidine
    Emcure, India
  • Zido-H
    Hetero, Georgia
  • Zidolam (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Hetero, India
  • Zidolam-N (Zidovudine and Lamuvudine, + Nevirapine)
    Hetero, India
  • Zidomat
    Mylan, South Africa
  • Zidomax
    Alkem, India
  • Zidomuv (Zidovudine and Abacavir, Lamivudine)
    LKM, Argentina
  • Zidosan
    Slaviamed, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Slaviamed, Serbia
  • Zidovir
    Cipla, Georgia; Cipla, Lebanon
  • Zidovudina
    Combino Pharm, Tunisia
  • Zidovudina Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Spain; Aurobindo, Portugal
  • Zidovudina Combino Pharm
    Combino, Spain; Combino, Portugal
  • Zidovudina Filaxis
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Zidovudina G.E.S
    Ges Genericos, Spain
  • Zidovudina Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Zidovudina Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Zidovudine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Malta; Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm, United Kingdom
  • Zorpex
    Ranbaxy, China
  • Zovilam (Zidovudine and Lamivudine)
    Mylan, Thailand
  • Zydowin
    Zydus, India

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DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
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OSOfficial Synonym
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Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
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