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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Decarboxylase inhibitor

Chemical Name

DL-Serine, 2-[(2,3,4-trihydroxyphenyl)methyl]hydrazide

Foreign Names

  • Benserazidum (Latin)
  • Benserazid (German)
  • Bensérazide (French)
  • Benserazida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Benserazide (OS: USAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Bensérazide (OS: DCF)
  • Ro 4-4602 (IS: HoffmannLaRoc)
  • Benserazide Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Bensérazide (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benserazide Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV)
  • Benserazide hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benserazidhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benserazidi hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Benspar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Zydus, India
  • Cenparkin (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Hardal (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Levodopa/Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia
  • Levodopa-Benserazide (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Levopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Israel
  • Madopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Cherubino, Malta; Deva, Turkey; Roche, China; Roche, Ethiopia; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Oman
  • Modopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Tunisia
  • Udopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Pond's Chemical, Thailand
  • Vopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Unison, Thailand
  • Bendopa (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Weidar, Taiwan
  • Bendopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Co-Beneldopa (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Dopa Merz (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Merz, Lithuania; Merz, Latvia
  • dopadura B (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • EC Doparl (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Leparson (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Levobens-TEVA (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Germany
  • Levodopa Benserazid beta (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Levodopa Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Slovakia
  • Lévodopa Bensérazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva Santé, France
  • Levodopa comp. B STADA (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazid PCH (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Benserazid ratiopharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    ratiopharm, Sweden
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-CT (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    CT Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-neuraxpharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-ratiopharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Ratiopharm, Germany
  • Levodopa-Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Levopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Hexal, Germany; Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Madopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Galenika, Serbia; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Albania; Roche, Austria; Roche, Australia; Roche, Aruba; Roche, Azerbaijan; Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Roche, Bulgaria; Roche, Bolivia; Roche, Belarus; Roche, Switzerland; Roche, Cuba; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Greece; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Jamaica; Roche, Cambodia; Roche, South Korea; Roche, Kazakhstan; Roche, Laos; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Malta; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Paraguay; Roche, Romania; Roche, Russian Federation; Roche, Slovenia; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Turkmenistan; Roche, Trinidad & Tobago; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, Uzbekistan; Roche, Venezuela; Roche, South Africa; Terapia, Romania
  • Madopar CR (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Austria
  • Madopar Depot (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Germany; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Norway
  • Madopar DR (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Switzerland
  • Madopar HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Deva, Turkey; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bulgaria; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Latvia; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Poland
  • Madopar Quick (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Finland; Roche, Iceland
  • Madopar Rapid (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Australia
  • Madopar Retard (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Spain
  • Madopar Roche (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Serbia
  • Madopark (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Madopark Depot (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Melitase (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Tecnofarma, Chile
  • Menkart (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Modopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, France
  • Neodopasol (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Pardoz (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Prolopa (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, Chile; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Uruguay
  • Prolopa HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Uruguay
  • Restex (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Austria; Roche, Germany

International Drug Name Search


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

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