Laropiprant

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0571170-77-9

Chemical Formula

C21-H19-Cl-F-N-O4-S

Molecular Weight

435

Therapeutic Categories

Inhibitor of nicotinic acid-induced flushing

Selective prostaglandin D2 receptor 1 antagonist (DP1 receptor antagonist)

Chemical Names

[(3R)-4-[(4-Chlorophenyl)methyl]-7-fluoro-5-(methanesulfonyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydrocyclopenta[b]indol-3-yl]acetic acid (WHO)

Cyclopent[b]indole-3-acetic acid, 4-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-7-fluoro-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-5-(methylsulfonyl)-, (3R)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Laropiprantum (Latin)
  • Laropiprant (German)
  • Laropiprant (French)
  • Laropiprant (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Laropiprant (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • MK-0524 (IS)
  • UNII-G7N11T8O78 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cordaptive (Laropiprant and Nicotinic Acid)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Argentina; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • Pelzont (Laropiprant and Nicotinic Acid)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; MSD, Netherlands
  • Tredaptive (Laropiprant and Nicotinic Acid)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Iceland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret, France; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Netherlands; MSD, Sweden
  • Trevaclyn (Laropiprant and Nicotinic Acid)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; MSD, Netherlands

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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