Pentamidine

In the US, Pentamidine (pentamidine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: inhaled anti-infectives, miscellaneous antibiotics and is used to treat Leishmaniasis, Pneumocystis Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Pneumonia Prophylaxis and Trypanosomiasis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000100-33-4

Chemical Formula

C19-H24-N4-O2

Molecular Weight

340

Therapeutic Categories

Antiprotozoal agent: Leishmaniocidal

Antiprotozoal agent: Trypanocidal

Chemical Name

Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-[1,5-pentanediylbis(oxy)]bis-

Foreign Names

  • Pentamidinum (Latin)
  • Pentamidin (German)
  • Pentamidine (French)
  • Pentamidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

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)

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