Rufinamide

In the US, Rufinamide (rufinamide systemic) is a member of the drug class dibenzazepine anticonvulsants and is used to treat Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N03AF03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0106308-44-5

Chemical Formula

C10-H8-F2-N4-O

Molecular Weight

238

Therapeutic Category

Antiepileptic agent (adjunct)

Chemical Names

1-(2,6-Difluorbenzyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4-carbamid (IUPAC)

1-(2,6-Difluorobenzyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxamide (WHO)

1-[(2,6-Difluorophenyl)methyl]-1H-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxamide (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Rufinamidum (Latin)
  • Rufinamid (German)
  • Rufinamide (French)
  • Rufinamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rufinamide (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • CGP-33101 (IS: Novartis)
  • RUF 331 (IS: Novartis)

Brand Names

  • Banzel
    Eisai, United States
  • Inovelon
    Eisai, Austria; Eisai, Germany; Eisai, Denmark; Eisai, Finland; Eisai, France; Eisai, United Kingdom; Eisai, Greece; Eisai, Ireland; Eisai, Iceland; Eisai, Italy; Eisai, Lithuania; Eisai, Latvia; Eisai, Netherlands; Eisai, Norway; Eisai, Sweden; Eisai, Slovenia; Eisai Farmaceutica, Spain; Eisai Ltd, Luxembourg; Eisai Pharma, Switzerland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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