Paraldehyde

In the US, Paraldehyde (paraldehyde systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N05CC05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000123-63-7

Chemical Formula

C6-H12-O3

Molecular Weight

132

Therapeutic Categories

Antiepileptic agent

Hypnotic and sedative agent

Chemical Name

1,3,5-Trioxane, 2,4,6-trimethyl-

Foreign Names

  • Paraldehydum (Latin)
  • Paraldehyd (German)
  • Paraldéhyde (French)

Generic Names

  • Paraldéhyde (OS: DCF)
  • Paracetaldehyde (IS)
  • Trimer of acetaldehyde (IS)
  • Paraldehyd (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Paraldehyde (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Paraldéhyde (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Paraldehydum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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