Australian Approved Name

Australian Approved Name

Australian Approved Names (AANs) are generic drug names set by the TGA for use in Australia.[1] Examples of where the AANs clash with INNs, BANs and/or USANs are listed below.[2]

AAN INN BAN USAN
amoxycillin amoxicillin amoxicillin amoxicillin
dexamphetamine dexamfetamine dexamfetamine dextroamphetamine
methicillin meticillin meticillin (formerly methicillin) methicillin
oxpentifylline pentoxifylline pentoxifylline pentoxifylline
thioguanine tioguanine tioguanine thioguanine

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