Racecadotril

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07XA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0081110-73-8

Chemical Formula

C21-H23-N-O4-S

Molecular Weight

385

Therapeutic Categories

Antidiarrheal agent

Enkephalinase inhibitor

Chemical Names

(±)-N-[α-(Mercaptomethyl)hydrocinnamoyl]glycine, benzyl ester, acetate (ester) (WHO)

(RS)-Benzyl 2-({2-[(acetylsulfanyl)methyl]-3-phenylpropanoyl}amino)acetat (IUPAC)

Benzyl rac-{2-[(acetylsulfanyl)methyl]-3-phenylpropanamido}acetate (BAN)

Glycine, N-(2-((acetylthio)methyl)-1-oxo-3-phenylpropyl)-, phenylmethyl ester, (+-)-

N-[(R,S)-3-acetylthio-2-benzylpropanoyl]glycine benzyl ester

N-[2-[(Acetylthio)-methyl]-1-oxo-3-phenylpropyl]glycine phenylmethyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Racecadotrilum (Latin)
  • Racecadotril (German)
  • Racécadotril (French)
  • Racecadotrilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Racecadotril (OS: BAN)
  • Racécadotril (OS: DCF)
  • Acetorphan (IS)
  • Ecatorfate (IS)
  • Racecadotril (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Racecadotrilum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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