In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.
In the US, Dexmedetomidine (dexmedetomidine systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Sedation.
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
1H-Imidazole, 4-[1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-, (R)- (USAN)
1H-Imidazole, 4-[1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-, monohydrochloride, (S)- (USAN)
- Dexmedetomidinum (Latin)
- Dexmedetomidin (German)
- Dexmédétomidine (French)
- Dexmedetomidina (Spanish)
- Dexmedetomidine (OS: BAN, USAN)
- (+)-medetomidine (IS)
- (S)-medetomidine (IS)
- MPV 1440 (IS: FarmosGroupLt)
- MPV 785 (IS: FarmosGroupLt)
- Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN)
Themis Medicare, India
Abbott, South Africa; Bagó, Argentina; Meditera/Hospiraya, Turkey
- Dexdomitor (veterinary use)
Janssen Animal Health, Germany; Janssen Santé Animale, France; Orion, Austria; Orion, Finland; Orion, Israel; Orion, Poland; Orion, Sweden; Orion, United States; Orion Animal Health, United Kingdom; Orion Animal Health, Norway; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Provet, Switzerland
Orion, Germany; Orion, Finland; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Norway; Orion Pharma, Sweden
Abbott, Bulgaria; Abbott, Oman; Abbott, Poland; Abbott, Venezuela; Hospira, Australia; Hospira, Canada; Hospira, Hong Kong; Hospira, Indonesia; Hospira, Malaysia; Hospira, New Zealand; Hospira, Philippines; Hospira, Singapore; Hospira, Thailand; Hospira, Taiwan; Hospira, United States; Hospira Inc., Vietnam; Hospira Nippon, Japan; Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan; Orion, Czech Republic; Transfarma Medica Indah, Indonesia
|BAN||British Approved Name|
|IUPAC||International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Rec.INN||Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)|
|USAN||United States Adopted Name|
|WHO||World Health Organization|
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