Nabilone

In the US, Nabilone (nabilone systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antiemetics and is used to treat Fibromyalgia and Nausea/Vomiting - Chemotherapy Induced.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A04AD11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0051022-71-0

Chemical Formula

C24-H36-O3

Molecular Weight

372

Therapeutic Category

Antiemetic agent

Chemical Names

trans-(±)-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-6,6abeta,7,8,10,10aα-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-9H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-one

(±)-trans-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-6,6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-9H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-on (IUPAC)

(±)-trans-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-6,6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-9H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-one (WHO)

(±)-(6aR,10aR)-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-6H-benzo[c] chromen-9-one (BAN)

(±)-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-6,6abeta,7,8,10,10aα-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-9H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-one (USAN)

(6aR,10aR)-rel-3-(1,1-Dimethylheptyl)-6,6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-9H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-one

(6aRS,10aRS)-1-Hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-3-(2-methyloctan-2-yl)-6,6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-9H-benzo[c]chromen-9-on

9H-Dibenzo[b,d]pyran-9-one, 3-(1,1-dimethylheptyl)-6,6a,7,8,10,10a-hexahydro-1-hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-, trans-(±)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Nabilonum (Latin)
  • Nabilon (German)
  • Nabilone (French)
  • Nabilona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nabilone (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Cpd 109514 (IS: Lilly)
  • LY 109 514 (IS: Lilly)

Brand Names

  • Cesamet
    Meda, United States; Valeant, Canada; Valeant, Mexico
  • Nabilone
    Meda, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
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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