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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

α₂-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₂ blocker)

Chemical Name

4-(2-Ethyl-2-indanyl)imidazole (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Atipamezolum (Latin)
  • Atipamezol (German)
  • Atipamézole (French)
  • Atipamezol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Atipamezole (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • MPV 1248 (IS: FarmosGroupLt)
  • UNII-03N9U5JAF6 (IS)
  • Atipamezole Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • UNII-2W4279571X (IS)

Brand Names

  • Antisedan (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Alzane (veterinary use)
    Gräub, Switzerland; N-vet, Sweden; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Antisedan (veterinary use)
    Botéba, Netherlands; Janssen Animal Health, Germany; Janssen Santé Animale, France; Orion, Austria; Orion, Finland; Orion, Israel; Orion, Poland; Orion, United States; Orion Animal Health, United Kingdom; Orion Animal Health, Norway; Orion Pharma, Sweden; Pfizer Animal, Portugal; Pfizer Animal Health, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Provet, Switzerland
  • Atipam (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Eurovet, Austria; Eurovet, Belgium; Eurovet Animal Health B.V., Luxembourg; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Sweden; Sogeval, France
  • Revazol (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Norway
  • Revertor (veterinary use)
    CP Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; CPPharma, Germany; CP-Pharma, Austria; CP-Pharma, Norway; CP-Pharma, Poland; Scanvet, Finland; Scanvet, Sweden; Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, France
  • Sedastop (veterinary use)
    Le Vet Pharma B.V., United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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