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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cough suppressant

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

Morphinan-6-ol, 7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-ethoxy-17-methyl-, (5α,6α)-

Foreign Names

  • Ethylmorphini (Latin)
  • Ethylmorphin (German)
  • Ethylmorphine (French)

Generic Names

  • Ethylmorphine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Codéthyline (IS)
  • Ethomorphine (IS)
  • Morphin-3-ethylether (IS)
  • Ethylmorphine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Aethylmorphinum hydrochloricum (IS)
  • Chlorhydrate de Codéthyline (IS)
  • Codéthyline, Chlorhydrate de (IS)
  • Ethylmorphine (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ethylmorphine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011)
  • Ethylmorphine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ethylmorphine Hydrochloride Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Ethylmorphinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ethylmorphini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


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

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