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ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām),
1. chemistry a noun that indicates the class or type of a single compound, for example, salt, saccharide (sugar), hexose, alcohol, aldehyde, lactone, acid, amine, alkane, steroid, vitamin. "Class" is more appropriate and more often used than is "generic."
2. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
3. In the biologic sciences, the first part of the scientific name (Latin binary combination or binomial) of an organism; written with an initial capital letter and in italics.
4. bacteriology the species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.

generic name

the official established nonproprietary name assigned to a drug. A drug is licensed under its generic name, and all manufacturers of the drug list it by its generic name. However, a drug is usually marketed under trademark chosen by the manufacturer. See also chemical name, established name, trademark.

generic name

The drug-identifying name created by the U.S. Adopted Names (USAN) Council—a joint collaboration of the American Medical Association, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention and the American Pharmacists Association—to which all branded (proprietary) names for a particular agent are associated.

ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām)
1. chemistry A noun that indicates the class or type of a single compound (e.g., salt, saccharide (sugar), hexose, alcohol, aldehyde, lactone, acid, amine, alkane, steroid, vitamin). "Class" is more appropriate and more often used than is "generic."
2. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
3. biologic sciences The first part of the scientific name (Latin binary combination or binomial) of an organism; written with an initial capital letter and in italics.
4. bacteriology The species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.

ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām)
1. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
2. bacteriology the species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.
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When FDA approved the biosimilar for the reference product Neupogen, it assigned a placeholder non-proprietary name, filgrastim-sndz.
Utilising the international non-proprietary name ensures that only one drug substance can be intended.
The non-proprietary name will be used in conjunction with the brand name, Tcelna, in publications and certain communication material appearing as "Tcelna (imilecleucel-T)".
Zanolimumab has reached the status of recommended INN, which is the international non-proprietary name (generic name) for HuMax-CD4, as adopted by WHO.
Zanolimumab has reached the status of recommended INN which is the international non-proprietary name (generic name) for HuMax-CD4, as adopted by WHO.
Physician prescribing by international non-proprietary name (INN), in addition to automatic substitution and pharmacist incentives, are key tools to drive generic uptake.
The specification 76 (seventy-six) nomenclatures medicines written on anatomoterapevtichen code (ATC), an international non-proprietary name (INN), dosage form, measure (mg.
Additionally, 25% of physicians use only the international non-proprietary name, or INN, when prescribing biologics, which may lead to patients receiving the wrong medicine from a pharmacist.
7-chloro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-1,3-dihydro-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one has a brand name of Valium, and a non-proprietary name of diazepam).
The order includes the supply of 300 multi-dose packaging product with international non-proprietary name Fludeoxyglucose (18F) with a total activity of the package less than 14 GBq.
Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to the Company's ability to prevent or delay competitors from developing and obtaining regulatory approval of drug products based on versions of the API in MST-188, the prospects for a unique non-proprietary name to help safeguard patients from risks related to drug substitution or to provide a marketing advantage for the Company, should MST-188 receive regulatory approval, and the Company's development plans for MST-188 in heart failure and acute limb ischemia, including the timing of initiation of any clinical studies.
The petition recommends that all biosimilars approved by the agency share the same international non-proprietary name (INN) as the biologic products to which they refer.

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