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Quinine

In the US, Quinine (quinine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimalarial quinolines and is used to treat Malaria, Myotonia Congenita and Nocturnal Leg Cramps.

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Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M09AA,M09AA72,P01BC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000130-95-0

Chemical Formula

C20-H24-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

324

Therapeutic Categories

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Antipyretic

Chemical Names

(R)-[(5R,7S)-5-ethenyl-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-7-yl]-(6-methoxyquinolin-4-yl)methanol (IUPAC)

Cinchonan-9-ol, 6'-methoxy-, (8α,9R)-

Foreign Names

  • Chininum (Latin)
  • Chinin (German)
  • Quinine (French)

Generic Names

  • Quinine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Chininum (IS)
  • Chinina (PH: F.U. IX)
  • Quinine Dihydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Chinini dihydrochloridum (IS)
  • Chinindihydrochlorid (PH: ÖAB 2010)
  • Chininum dihydrochloricum (PH: ÖAB 2010)
  • Quinine Dihydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, NF XIII, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Quinini dihydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Quinine Ethylcarbonate (OS: JAN)
  • Chininum aethylocarbonicum (IS)
  • Euquinine (IS)
  • Quinine Ethyl Carbonate (PH: JP XV)
  • Quinine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Chininhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Chinini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Quinine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Quinine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Quinine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Quinine Hydrochloride Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Quinini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Quinine Sulfate (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Chinin hemisulfat-2-Wasser (IS)
  • Chinin sulfat-2-Wasser (IS)
  • Chininium sulfuricum (IS)
  • UNII-KF7Z0E0Q2B (IS)
  • Chinini sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Chininsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Quinine (sulfate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Quinine Sulfate (PH: USP 34)
  • Quinine sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Quinine Sulfate Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Quinine Sulphate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Quinini sulfas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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