Silodosin

In the US, Silodosin (silodosin systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting and is used to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G04CA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0160970-54-7

Chemical Formula

C25-H32-F3-N3-O4

Molecular Weight

495

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia

α₁a-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₁a-blocker)

Chemical Names

(-)-1-(3-hydroxypropyl)-5-[(2R)-2-[[2-[2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenoxy]ethyl]amino]propyl]-2,3-dihydro-1H-indole-7-carboxamide (WHO)

1-(3-Hydroxypropyl)-5-[(2R)-2-[2-[2-(2,2,2-trifluorethoxy)phenoxy]ethylamino]propyl]-2,3-dihydro-1H-indol-7-carbamid (IUPAC)

2,3-Dihydro-1-(3-hydroxypropyl)-5-[(2R)-2-[[2-[2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenoxy]ethyl]amino]propyl]-1H-indole-7-carboxamide

Foreign Names

  • Silodosinum (Latin)
  • Silodosin (German)
  • Silodosine (French)
  • Silodosina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Silodosin (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • KAD-3213 (IS: Kissei)
  • KMD-3213 (IS: Kissei)

Brand Names

  • Rapaflo
    Watson, United States
  • Silodyx
    Zambon, France
  • Urief
    Kissei, Japan
  • Urorec
    Bouchara-Recordati, France; Merckle Recordati, Germany; Recordati, Spain; Recordati, Ireland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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