Diamorphine

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Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N02AA09

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000561-27-3

Chemical Formula

C21-H23-N-O5

Molecular Weight

369

Therapeutic Category

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

Morphinan-3,6-diol, 7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl- (5α,6α)-, diacetate (ester)

Foreign Names

  • Heroin (German)
  • Diamorphine (French)

Generic Names

  • Diamorphine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Acetomorphine (IS)
  • DAM (IS)
  • Diacetylmorphine (IS)
  • Heroin (IS)
  • Diamorphine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Diacetylmorphin hydrochlorid (IS)
  • Diacetylmorphine Hydrochlorid (IS)
  • Heroïne (IS: Bayer)
  • Diamorphine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011)
  • Diamorphinhydrochlorid, Wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Helv. 10)
  • Diamorphini hydrochloridum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Helv. 10)

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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