Australian Approved Name

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An Australian Approved Name (AAN) is a generic drug name set by the TGA for use in Australia.[1] In late 2016 the TGA changed several drug names to the corresponding INN, or in cases where the INN was not available (like with asparaginase) another generic name like the USAN.[2]

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  1. ^ "TGA approved terminology for medicines". Therapeutic Goods Administration. 12 November 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Updating medicine ingredient names - list of affected ingredients". Therapeutic Goods Administration. 28 November 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2017.