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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hypnotic and sedative agent

Chemical Name

Thiazole, 5-(2-chloroethyl)-4-methyl-

Foreign Names

  • Clomethiazolum (Latin)
  • Clomethiazol (German)
  • Clométhiazole (French)
  • Clometiazol (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Clomethiazole
    Intrapharm, United Kingdom
  • Distraneurin
    AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Slovenia; Cheplapharm, Germany
  • Distraneurine
    AstraZeneca, Spain
  • Heminevrin
    AstraZeneca, United Kingdom
  • Distraneurin
    AstraZeneca, Switzerland; Cheplapharm, Germany
  • Distraneurine
    IFET, Greece
  • Heminevrin
    AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Poland; Cheplapharm, Norway; Cheplapharm, Sweden; IFET, Greece

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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