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Montelukast

In the US, Montelukast (montelukast systemic) is a member of the drug class leukotriene modifiers and is used to treat Asthma, Asthma - Maintenance, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, COPD and Hay Fever.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

R03DC03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0158966-92-8

Chemical Formula

C35-H36-Cl-N-O3-S

Molecular Weight

586

Therapeutic Categories

Antiasthmatic agent

Leukotrien receptor antagonist

Chemical Name

Cyclopropaneacetic acid, 1-[[[1-[3-[2-(7-chloro-2-quinolinyl)etenyl]phenyl]-3-[2-(1-hydroxy-1-metyletyl)phenyl]propyl]tio]metyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Montelukastum (Latin)
  • Montelukast (German)
  • Montélukast (French)
  • Montelukast (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Montelukast (OS: BAN)
  • Montélukast (OS: DCF)
  • Montelukast Sodium (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • L 706631 (IS: Merck)
  • MK 0476 (IS: Merck)
  • MK 476 (IS: Merck)
  • Montélukast sodique (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Montelukast sodium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Montelukast Sodium (PH: USP 37)
  • Montelukast-Natrium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Montelukastum natricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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