Dapoxetine

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G04BX14

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0119356-77-3

Chemical Formula

C21-H23-N-O

Molecular Weight

305

Therapeutic Categories

Serotonin reuptake inhibitor

Treatment of premature ejaculation

Chemical Names

(αS)-N,N-Dimethyl-α-[2-(1-naphthalenyloxy)ethyl]benzenemethanamine

(+)-N,N-dimethyl-1-phenyl-3-(1-naphthalenyloxy)propanamine

(+)-(S)-N,N-dimethyl-α-[2-(1-naphthyloxy)ethyl]benzylamine (WHO)

(S)-N,N-dimethyl-3-(naphthalen-1-yloxy)-1-phenylpropan-1-amine (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Dapoxetinum (Latin)
  • Dapoxetin (German)
  • Dapoxétine (French)
  • Dapoxetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Priligy
    Janssen-Cilag, Austria
  • Extensil
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Priligy
    Janssen, Mexico; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen-Cilag, Austria; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, Finland; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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