Mepacrine

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P01AX05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000083-89-6

Chemical Formula

C23-H30-Cl-N3-O

Molecular Weight

399

Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Name

1,4-Pentanediamine, N4-(6-chloro-2-methoxy-9-acridinyl)-N1,N1-diethyl-

Foreign Names

  • Mepacrinum (Latin)
  • Mepacrin (German)
  • Mépacrine (French)
  • Mepacrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mepacrine (OS: BAN)
  • Mépacrine (OS: DCF)
  • Chinacrin (IS)
  • Quinacrin (IS)
  • RP 866 (IS)
  • SN 390 (IS)

Brand Name

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Glossary

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

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