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Maropitant

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0147116-67-4

Chemical Formula

C32-H40-N2-O

Molecular Weight

468

Therapeutic Category

Antiemetic agent

Chemical Names

(2S,3S)-N-(5-tert-butyl-2-metoxybenzyl)-2-(diphenylmetyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-3-amine (WHO)

(2S,3S)-N-[5-(1,1-Dimetyletyl)-2-metoxybenzyl]-2-(diphenylmetyl)-1-azabicyclo-[2.2.2]octan-3-amin (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Maropitantum (Latin)
  • Maropitant (German)
  • Maropitant (French)
  • Maropitant (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Cerenia (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Zoetis, Austria; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis Australia, Australia; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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