Darifenacin

In the US, Darifenacin (darifenacin systemic) is a member of the drug class urinary antispasmodics and is used to treat Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G04BD10

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0133099-04-4

Chemical Formula

C28-H30-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

426

Therapeutic Categories

Antispasmodic agent

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Urological

Chemical Names

(S)-1-[2-(2,3-dihydro-5-benzofuranyl)ethyl]-α,α-diphenyl-3-pyrrolidineacetamide (WHO)

(S)-1-[2-(2,3-Dihydrobenzofuran-5-yl)ethyl]-Õ,α-diphenylpyrrolidin-3-acetamid (IUPAC)

(S)-2-{1-[2-(2,3-Dihydrobenzo[b]furan-5-yl)ethyl]pyrrolidin-3-yl}-2,2-diphenylacetamide (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Darifenacinum (Latin)
  • Darifenacin (German)
  • Darifénacine (French)
  • Darifenacina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Darifenacin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Dasifenacin (IS)
  • UK 88525 (IS: Pfizer)
  • Darifenacin Hydrobromide (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • UK 88525-04 (IS: Pfizer)

Brand Names

  • Emselex
    Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis Europharm, Poland
  • Enablex
    Bayer Schering, South Africa
  • Xelena
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Continex
    Baliarda, Argentina
  • Darisec
    Elea, Argentina
  • Emselex
    Bayer Vital, Germany; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Czech Republic; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Croatia (Hrvatska); Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Serbia; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Slovenia; Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis Europharm Limited, Latvia
  • Enablex
    Bago, Argentina; Novartis, Australia; Novartis, Canada; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Esmelex
    Novartis, Greece

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
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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