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Armodafinil

In the US, Armodafinil (armodafinil systemic) is a member of the drug class CNS stimulants and is used to treat ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Hypersomnia, Jet Lag, Narcolepsy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome and Shift Work Sleep Disorder.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0112111-43-0

Chemical Formula

C15-H15-N-O2-S

Molecular Weight

273

Therapeutic Categories

Central stimulant

Drug acting on the central nervous system

α-Sympathomimetic agent

Chemical Names

(-)-2-[(R)-(Diphenylmetyl)sulfinyl]acetamide (USAN)

2-[(R)-(Diphenylmetyl)sulfinyl])acetamide (WHO)

Acetamide, 2-[(diphenylmetyl)sulfinyl]-, (-)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Armodafinilum (Latin)
  • Armodafinil (German)
  • Armodafinil (French)
  • Armodafinilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Armodafinil (OS: USAN)
  • (R)-(-)Modafinil (IS)
  • CEP 10953 (IS)
  • CRL 40982 (IS)
  • R-Modafinil (IS: Cephalon)
  • UNII-V63XWA605I (IS)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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