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Clofazimine

In the US, Clofazimine (clofazimine systemic) is a member of the drug class leprostatics and is used to treat Leprosy, Leprosy - Dapsone-Resistant, Leprosy - Dapsone-Sensitive and Leprosy - Erythema Nodosum Leprosum.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J04BA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0002030-63-9

Chemical Formula

C27-H22-Cl2-N4

Molecular Weight

473

Therapeutic Category

Antileprotic agent

Chemical Name

2-Phenazinamine, N,5-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-[(1-methylethyl)imino]-

Foreign Names

  • Clofaziminum (Latin)
  • Clofazimin (German)
  • Clofazimine (French)
  • Clofazimina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Clofazimine (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • B 663 (IS)
  • G 30320 (IS)
  • NSC 141046 (IS)
  • Riminophenazine (IS)
  • Clofazimine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Franç. X, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Clofaziminum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

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Glossary

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

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