Verapamil

In the US, Verapamil (verapamil systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics and is used to treat Angina, Arrhythmia, Bipolar Disorder, Cluster Headaches, High Blood Pressure, Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis, Migraine Prevention, Nocturnal Leg Cramps and Supraventricular Tachycardia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C08DA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000052-53-9

Chemical Formula

C27-H38-N2-O4

Molecular Weight

454

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Antiarrhythmic agent, class IV

Calcium channel blocker

Coronary vasodilator

Chemical Name

Benzeneacetonitrile, α-[3-[[2-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)ethyl]methylamino]propyl]-3,4-dimethoxy-α-(1-methylethyl)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Verapamil (OS: USAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Vérapamil (OS: DCF)
  • CP 16533-1 (IS)
  • D 365 (IS)
  • Iproveratril (IS)
  • Verapamil Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • Vérapamil (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Verapamil Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Verapamil hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Verapamilhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Verapamili hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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