Desvenlafaxine

In the US, Desvenlafaxine (desvenlafaxine systemic) is a member of the drug class serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Hot Flashes, Major Depressive Disorder, Narcolepsy, Neuralgia, Obesity, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Postmenopausal Symptoms.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AX23

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0093413-62-8

Chemical Formula

C16-H25-N-O2

Molecular Weight

263

Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin and noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI)

Chemical Names

(+-)-1-{α-[(Dimethylamino)methyl]-4-hydroxybenzyl}cyclohexanol (IUPAC)

4-(2-(Dimethylamino)-1-(1-hydroxycyclohexyl)ethyl)phenol

4-[(RS)-2-(Dimethylamino)-1-(1-hydroxycyclohexyl)ethyl]phenol (WHO)

Phenol, 4-(2-(dimethylamino)-1-(1-hydroxycyclohexyl)ethyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Desvenlafaxinum (Latin)
  • Desvenlafaxin (German)
  • Dèsvenlafaxine (French)
  • Desvenlafaxina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Fapris
    Raffo, Argentina
  • Pristiq
    Wyeth, Australia
  • Zyven-OD
    Zydus, India
  • Pristiq
    Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Ecuador; Wyeth, Chile; Wyeth, Colombia; Wyeth, Guatemala; Wyeth, Honduras; Wyeth, Mexico; Wyeth, Nicaragua; Wyeth, Panama; Wyeth, El Salvador; Wyeth, United States; Wyeth Ayerst, Costa Rica

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
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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