Dimenhydrinate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Dimenhydrinate (dimenhydrinate systemic) is a member of the drug class anticholinergic antiemetics and is used to treat Insomnia, Motion Sickness and Nausea/Vomiting.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000523-87-5

Chemical Formula

C24-H28-Cl-N5-O3

Molecular Weight

469

Therapeutic Categories

Antiemetic agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Chemical Name

1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 8-chloro-3,7-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-, compd. with 2-(diphenylmethoxy)-N,N-dimethylethanamine (1:1)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Dimenhydrinate (OS: BAN, JAN, DCF)
  • Dimenidrinato (OS: DCIT)
  • Anautinum (IS)
  • Dimenhydrinat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Dimenhydrinate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Dimenhydrinatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Diphenhydramini teoclas (PH: Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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