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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Name

Phenol, 4-[(7-chloro-4-quinolinyl)amino]-2-[(dietylamino)metyl]- (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Amodiaquinum (Latin)
  • Amodiaquin (German)
  • Amodiaquine (French)
  • Amodiaquina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Amodiaquine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Amodiachin (IS)
  • CAM-AQ 1 (IS)
  • SN 10751 (IS)
  • Amodiaquine (PH: Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Amodiaquinum (PH: Ph. Int. 7)
  • Chlorhydrate d'amodiaquine (IS)
  • Amodiaquine (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Franç. X, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Amodiaquine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 1988, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Amodiaquini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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