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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Apomorphine (apomorphine systemic) is a member of the drug class dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents and is used to treat Parkinson's Disease and Tardive Dyskinesia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dopamine agonist

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Emetic agent

Chemical Name

6aβ-Aporphine-10,11-diol (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Apomorphin (German)
  • Apomorphine (French)
  • Apomorfina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Apomorphine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Apomorphine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Apomorphine Hydrochloride Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Chlorhydrate d'apomorphine (IS)
  • Apomorphine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Apomorphine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2013, USP 38)
  • Apomorphine Hydrochloride Hemihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Apomorphinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Apomorphini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)
  • Apormorphine (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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