Pimobendan

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0074150-27-9

Chemical Formula

C19-H18-N4-O2

Molecular Weight

334

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of heart failure

Coronary vasodilator

Cardiac stimulant

Phosphodiesterase inhibitor

Chemical Name

4,5-Dihydro-6-[2-(p-methoxyphenyl)-5-benzimidazolyl]-5-methyl-3(2H)-pyridazinone

Foreign Names

  • Pimobendanum (Latin)
  • Pimobendan (German)
  • Pimobendane (French)
  • Pimobendan (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pimobendan (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • dl-Pimobendan (IS)
  • UD-CG 115 BS (IS: Thomae)
  • Pimobendan (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pimobendanum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Acardi
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan
  • Pimobendan Toa Eiyo
    Toa Eiyo, Japan
  • Vetmedin (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Luxembourg; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim Animals, New Zealand; Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France; Boehringer Ingelheim vet, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim vet, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim vet, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States; Boehrvet, Germany; Vetcare, Finland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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