Esketamine

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N01AX14

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0033643-46-8

Chemical Formula

C13-H16-Cl-N-O

Molecular Weight

237

Therapeutic Categories

Agent for procedural sedation

Anesthetic, injectable

Chemical Names

(S)-2-(o-chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)cyclohexanone (WHO)

2-(2-Chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)cyclohexanone (IUPAC)

Cyclohexanone, 2-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)-, (2S)-

Foreign Names

  • Esketaminum (Latin)
  • Esketamin (German)
  • Eskétamine (French)
  • Esketamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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