Propentofylline

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06BC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0055242-55-2

Chemical Formula

C15-H22-N4-O3

Molecular Weight

306

Therapeutic Categories

Vasodilator

Xanthine derivative

Central stimulant

Chemical Name

1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 3,7-dihydro-3-methyl-1-(5-oxohexyl)-7-propyl-

Foreign Names

  • Propentofyllinum (Latin)
  • Propentofyllin (German)
  • Propentofylline (French)
  • Propentofilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Propentofylline (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF, JAN)
  • HWA 285 (IS: HoechstMarion)

Brand Names

  • Karsivan (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, France; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Norway; Intervet, Poland; Intervet, South Africa; Intervet International B.V., Luxembourg; Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • Vivitonin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Ireland; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand; Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Australia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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