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  • 1.  Drug names

    Posted 27 days ago
    Several months ago I came a across an article that broke down the drug names and classes by their suffixes. It was a very complete chart explaining what all the different letters meant. I set it aside in a “safe place”. And now I can not find it. If any one has a copy of this can you please repost it. Thank you
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  • 2.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 26 days ago
    Can I get a copy as well.
    Janettemcole@gmail.com

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    Janette Cole
    BSN,RN
    The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
    New Albany OH
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  • 3.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 26 days ago
    ​I would also appreciate a copy, please and thank you.

    nancy.wannall@tmh.org

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    Nancy Wannall RN
    Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
    Tallahassee FL
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  • 4.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 25 days ago
    We have something similar, I would love a copy too please Kamy.alejo@usoncology.com please. Thank you!!

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    ToKamy "Kamy" Alejo, RN, OCN
    Clinical Infusion Nurse
    Texas Oncology
    Waco, Texas
    254-717-0440
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  • 5.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 24 days ago
    I would love a copy also, gohudson28@hotmail.com. Thank you! Gigi

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  • 6.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 22 days ago

    I would appreciate a copy of this as well.

     

    Thank you,

    Cindy

     

    Cindy Milazo RN, BSN, OCN

    Manager of Nursing Services

    Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

    Southeast Division: Aurora, Littleton,

    Swedish, and Parker

    Mobile: 303-817-3196

    Office: 303-418-7670

     

     

     






  • 7.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 26 days ago
    Is this what you're looking for?
    https://www.bigmoleculewatch.com/2016/08/24/whats-in-a-name-a-quick-guide-to-biologic-drug-names/

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    Mike Fitzpatrick
    Oncology Territory Manager
    Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
    Rossford OH
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  • 8.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 26 days ago
    Hi. There's a comprehensive listing of stems ("Last updated: May 2019") at https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/jsp/drugportal/DrugNameGenericStems.jsp but for all drugs – I assume the one you had was limited to cancer drugs. This one does have a lot of antineoplastics and MoAbs like the following:

    Stem Definition Examples

    -mab Monoclonal antibodies imciromab; abciximab; capromab; dacliximab; detumomab; enlimomab

    -platin Antineoplastics (platinum derivatives) cisplatin


    Here are a few others published as articles but these are older:

    https://voice.ons.org/news-and-views/the-names-of-targeted-therapies-give-clues-to-how-they-work
    The Names of Targeted Therapies Give Clues to How They Work - The "-mab" family is used when receptor targets are overexpressed on the outside of cancer cells…The sub stem of the generic names of the "-mabs" identifies the source where the antibodies were generated or cloned…

    https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/867446_3
    Sorting Through the Confusion of Biologic Drug Names - The suffix "zomib" is the designation for protease or proteasome inhibitors…

    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2666798
    I'm Talking to You-Mab-How to Pronounce the New, Unpronounceable Pharmaceuticals

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    Mark Vrabel
    INFORMATION RESOURCES SUPERVISOR
    Oncology Nursing Society
    Pittsburgh PA
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  • 9.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 26 days ago
    Thank you. These are perfect 
    The October article was the one

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  • 10.  RE: Drug names

    Posted 22 days ago
    Maybe either of these?

     https://voice.ons.org/news-and-views/the-names-of-targeted-therapies-give-clues-to-how-they-work
    https://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/home/hot-topics/chemotherapy/understanding-drug-naming-nomenclature/

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    Maureen Stannard RN BS
    Hanover NH
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