Amiodarone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Amiodarone (amiodarone systemic) is a member of the drug class group III antiarrhythmics and is used to treat Arrhythmia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01BD01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001951-25-3

Chemical Formula

C25-H29-I2-N-O3

Molecular Weight

645

Therapeutic Category

Antiarrhythmic agent, class III

Chemical Names

2-Butyl-3-benzofuranyl p-[2-(diethylamino)ethoxy]-m,m-diiodophenyl ketone (WHO)

Methanone, (2-butyl-3-benzofuranyl)[4-[2-(diethylamino)ethoxy]-3,5-diiodophenyl]- (USAN)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Amiodarone (OS: BAN, USAN, DCIT, DCF)
  • SKF 33134-A (IS)
  • Amiodarone Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • L 3428 (IS)
  • Amiodarone (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amiodarone Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Amiodarone hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amiodaronhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amiodaroni hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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