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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Glaucoma treatment

α₂-Sympathomimetic agent

Chemical Name

2-[(4-Amino-2,6-dichlorophenyl)imino]imidazolidine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Apraclonidinum (Latin)
  • Apraclonidin (German)
  • Apraclonidine (French)
  • Apraclonidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Iopidine
    Alcon, Germany; Alcon, Tunisia; Alcon-Couvreur, Malta
  • lopidine
    Alcon, Germany
  • Chen Ze
    Lukang, China
  • Iopidine
    Alcon, Australia; Alcon, Denmark; Alcon, Finland; Alcon, Greece; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Ireland; Alcon, Italy; Alcon, Netherlands; Alcon, Norway; Alcon, Portugal; Alcon, Turkey; Alcon, United States; Alcon, South Africa; Alcon Couvreur, Israel; Alcon Laboratories UK, United Kingdom; Alcon Nordic, Sweden; Alcon-Couvreur, Belgium; Fisher Farma, Netherlands
  • Iopidine 0.5%
    Alcon, Canada; Alcon, Switzerland; Alcon, France; Alcon Laboratories UK, United Kingdom; Alcon Ophthalmika, Austria
  • Iopidine 1%
    Alcon, Canada; Alcon, Switzerland; Alcon, France; Alcon Laboratories UK, United Kingdom
  • Iopidine UD 1%
    Alcon Japan, Japan
  • Iopimax
    Alcon Cusi, Spain
  • lopidine
    Alcon, Hong Kong


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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