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Acamprosate

In the US, Acamprosate (acamprosate systemic) is a member of the drug class drugs used in alcohol dependence and is used to treat Alcohol Dependence.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N07BB03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0077337-76-9

Chemical Formula

C5-H11-N-O4-S

Molecular Weight

181

Therapeutic Categories

Alcohol withdrawal agent

NMDA receptor modulator

Chemical Name

3-Acetamido-1-propanesulfonic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Acambrosatum (Latin)
  • Acambrosat (German)
  • Acambrosate (French)
  • Acambrosato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acamprosate (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • AOTA (IS)
  • N-Acetylhomotaurine (IS)
  • Acamprosate Calcium (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • Diacamprosatum calcicum (IS)
  • Acamprosate Calcium (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acamprosate calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acamprosatum calcicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Campral
    Merck, Norway; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Slovakia; Merck Sante, Poland; Merck Sereno, Latvia; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Italy; Takeda Pharma, Denmark
  • Zulex
    Almirall, Spain
  • Acamprosate Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Aotal
    Merck Serono, France
  • Besobrial
    Merck Serono, South Africa
  • Campral
    Alphapharm, Australia; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Forest, United States; Medcor, Netherlands; Merck, Austria; Merck, Belgium; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Czech Republic; Merck, Netherlands; Merck, Serbia; Merck, Turkey; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Portugal
  • Regtect
    Nippon Shinyaku, Japan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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