Lofexidine

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N07BC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0031036-80-3

Chemical Formula

C11-H12-Cl2-N2-O

Molecular Weight

259

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Vasodilator

Chemical Name

1H-Imidazole, 2-[1-(2,6-dichlorophenoxy)ethyl]-4,5-dihydro-

Foreign Names

  • Lofexidinum (Latin)
  • Lofexidin (German)
  • Lofexidine (French)
  • Lofexidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Lofexidine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Ba 168 (IS)
  • RMI 14042 A (IS: RichardsonMerr)
  • Lofexidine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • MDL 14042 (IS: MarionMerrell)

Brand Name

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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