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In the US, Adenosine (adenosine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: cardiac stressing agents, group V antiarrhythmics and is used to treat Atrial Tachycardia, Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Study, Supraventricular Tachycardia and Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiarrhythmic agent

Chemical Names

6-Amino-9-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-9H-purin (IUPAC)

6-Amino-9-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-9H-purine (USAN)



9-beta-D-Ribofuranosyladenine (USAN)


Adenosine (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Adenosinum (Latin)
  • Adenosin (German)
  • Adénosine (French)
  • Adenosina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Adenosine (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Adenin riboside (IS)
  • Adenocard (IS: Fujisawa)
  • Adenoscan (IS: Fujisawa)
  • Ado (IS)
  • SR 96225 (IS)
  • Adenosin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Adenosine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Adénosine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Adenosinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Adenocard
    Astellas, Canada; Astellas, United States; Libbs, Brazil
  • Adenocor
    Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia; Sanofi-Aventis, Cyprus; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary; Sanofi-Aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Peru; Sanofi-Aventis, Poland; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovenia; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa; Sanofi-Synthelabo, Lithuania
  • Adenoject
    Sun, India
  • Adenoscan
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan; Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands
  • Adenosin Altamedics
    Altamedics, Germany
  • Adenosin Ebewe
    Ebewe, Vietnam; Ebewe Pharma, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania
  • Adenosin Life Medical
    Life Medical, Estonia; Life Medical, Lithuania; Life Medical, Latvia; Life Medical, Sweden; Life Medical Sweden, Norway; Wansar, Finland; Carinopharm, Germany; Life Medical, Denmark
  • Adenosina
    Marfan, Peru; Max Visión, Argentina
  • Adenosina Biol
    Biol, Argentina
  • Adenosine
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom; Focus Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Wockhardt UK, United Kingdom
  • Adenosine Akorn
    Akorn, United States
  • Adenosine Bedford
    Bedford, United States
  • Adenosine Fresenius Kabi
    Fresenius Kabi, United States
  • Adenosine Gland
    Gland Pharma, United States
  • Adenosine Hikma Maple
    Hikma Maple, United States
  • Adenosine Luitpold
    Luitpold, United States
  • Adenosine Sanolabor
    Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Adenosine Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, Cyprus; Wockhardt, Malta; Wockhardt, United States
  • Adenoz
    Celon, India
  • Adenozer
    Purzer, Taiwan
  • Adrekar
    Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Aspen Adenosine
    Aspen, Australia
  • Atepadene
    Mayoly Spindler, Lebanon
  • Atépadène
    Mayoly-Spindler, Tunisia
  • Cardiovert
    Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines
  • Krenosin
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy
  • Osiden
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Pisdeno
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Tricor
    Sanofi Aventis, Chile


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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