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Caramiphen

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000077-22-5

Chemical Formula

C18-H27-N-O2

Molecular Weight

289

Therapeutic Categories

Cough suppressant

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Chemical Name

Cyclopentanecarboxylic acid, 1-phenyl-, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Caramiphenum (Latin)
  • Caramiphen (German)
  • Caramiphène (French)
  • Caramifeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Name

  • Carafen (Caramiphen and Ammonium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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