Japanese Accepted Name

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A Japanese Accepted Name (JAN) is the official non-proprietary or generic name given to a pharmaceutical substance by the government of Japan.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Croswell, Roger; Cartwright, Anthony C. (2010). "3. CTD Module 1 - Administrative information". In Cartwright, Anthony C.; Matthews, Brian R. (eds.). International Pharmaceutical Product Registration (2nd ed.). CRC Press. p. 31. ISBN 978-1-4200-8183-1.
  2. ^ Senning, Alexander (2019). "14. International non-proprietary names for drugs and excipients". The Etymology of Chemical Names: Tradition and Convenience vs. Rationality in Chemical Nomenclature. Denmark: De Gruyter. p. 413. ISBN 978-3-11-061276-9.