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The following names for the drugs described are "under consideration" by the USAN Council:

Aderamastat: Treatment of COVID-19, allergic asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and inflammatory airway diseases

Apinocaltamide: Treatment of epileptic encephalopathy and epilepsy

Berahyaluronidase Alfa: Treatment of diseases that can be targeted by protein-based therapies

Dazostinag: Treatment of advanced or metastatic solid tumors

Dazostinag Sodium: Treatment of advanced or metastatic solid tumors

Doruxapapogene Ralaplasmid: Treatment of respiratory papillomatosis (RPV)

Enlicitide Decanoate: Treatment of hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Ersodetug: Treatment of hypoglycemia

Ingitamig: Treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma

Lalikinogene Sifuplasmid: Treatment of respiratory papillomatosis (RPV)   

Lutetium Lu 177 Zadavotide Guraxetan: Treatment of prostate cancer

Nelistotug: Treatment of solid tumors

Oberotatug: Antineoplastic

Oberotatug Ravtansine: Antineoplastic

Puxitatug: Antineoplastic

Puxitatug Samrotecan: Antineoplastic

Samrotecan: Antineoplastic

Tizaterkib: Antineoplastic  

Tizaterkib Adipate: Antineoplastic  

Upacicalcet: Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with ESKD on hemodialysis

Upacicalcet Sodium: Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with ESKD on hemodialysis

Zaltenibart:Treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)

Actinium Ac 225 Dotatate: Antineoplastic, radiolabeled agent

Azetukalner: For the treatment of partial-onset seizures (POS), primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures (PGTCS) and major depressive disorder (MDD)

Brigimadlin: Antineoplastic

Elritercept: Treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes and myelofibrosis

Flurimedrimer F18: Imaging agent for patients with neurodegenerative disorders

Migoprotafib: Antibacterial

Obicetrapib: Treatment of dyslipidemia

Obicetrapib Calcium: Treatment of dyslipidemia

Pivmecillinam: Antibiotic

Pivmecillinam Hydrochloride: Antibiotic

Rebisufligene Etisparvovec: Treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) IIIA (Sanfilippo syndrome type A)

Riliprubart: Treatment of immune complement diseases

Sevasemten: Treatment of dystrophinopathy, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy

Sonavibart: Prevention of illness caused by influenza A infection

Survodutide: Treatment of obesity and NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis)

Tamuzimod: Treatment of Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Teprosulvose: Treatment of nasal adenocarcinoma in dogs

Teprosulvose Calcium: Treatment of nasal adenocarcinoma in dogs

Uzatresgene Autoleucel: Antineoplastic

Zandatrigine: Treatment of motor seizures

Zidesamtinib: Treatment of cancer

Zimistobart: Antineoplastic, checkpoint inhibitor

Anitocabtagene autoleucel: Antineoplastic; Treatment of multiple myeloma

Berberine ursodeoxycholate: Treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease / non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NAFLD/NASH), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)

Beroterkib: Antineoplastic

Eloralintide: Weight loss and glycemic control

Enekinragene inzadenovec: Treatment of osteoarthritis

Enmetazobactam: Antibacterial

Gridegalutamide: Treatment of prostate cancer

Ismidenon: Treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Istisociclib: Antineoplastic

Labafenogene marselecobac: Treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU)

Mififilcon A: Contact lens material

Navacaprant: Treatment of major depressive disorder

Navacaprant sodium: Treatment of major depressive disorder

Osivelotor: Treatment of sickle cell disease

Pasifolate exatecan: Treatment of tumors that express folic acid receptors

Pirenzepine: Treatment of gastric ulcers and diabetic neuropathy

Progerinin: Treatment of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) and Werner Syndrome (WS)

Psilocybin: Treatment of treatment-resistant depression

Rivunatpagene miziparvovec: Treatment of Wilson disease

Sabirnetug: Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Selonabant: Treatment of acute cannabinoid intoxication

Sonrotoclax: Antineoplastic

Tuvimecirnon: Antineoplastic

Tuvimecirnon besylate: Antineoplastic

Tuvusertib: Antineoplastic

Vidutolimod: Antineoplastic

Zongertinib: Antineoplastic

Atirmociclib: Antineoplastic

Etalanetug: Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Frespaciguat: Treatment of pulmonary hypertension

Imneskibart: Antineoplastic

Imzokitug: Antineoplastic

Lunlekitug: Treatment of cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases

Mevrometostat: Antineoplastic 

Midafilcon b: Contact lens material

Naxtarubicin: Antineoplastic

Neldaleucel: Treatment of various hematologic malignancies [such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin lymphoma (HL)] and solid tumors

Nelitolimod: Antineoplastic

Nilotinib laurylsulfate: Treatment of myeloid leukemia

Ocadusertib: Treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, such as, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

Olomorasib: Antineoplastic

Pebezertinib: Antineoplastic

Ribitol: Treatment of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2I/R9, FKRP-related (LGMD2I/R9)

Rilogrotug: Treatment of cachexia in cancer patients with elevated GDF-15 levels

Ruxoprubart: Treatment of complement mediated diseases

Salanersen: Treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Suzetrigine: Treatment of acute and neuropathic pain

Zelebrudomide: Antineoplastic