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In the US, Avanafil (avanafil systemic) is a member of the drug class impotence agents and is used to treat Erectile Dysfunction.

US matches:



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Peripheral vasodilator

Phosphodiesterase inhibitor

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Chemical Name

4-{[(3-chloro-4-metoxyphenyl)metyl]amino}-2-[(2S)-2-(hydroxymetyl)pyrrolidin-1-yl]-N-(pyrimidin-2-ylmetyl)pyrimidine-5-carboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Avanafilum (Latin)
  • Avanafil (German)
  • Avanafil (French)
  • Avanafilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Avanafil (OS: USAN)
  • TA-1790 (IS)
  • UNII-DR5S136IVO (IS)

Brand Names

  • Spedra
    A. Menarini, Ireland; A. Menarini, Portugal; A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale, United Kingdom; Berlin Chemie, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Berlin Chemie, Denmark; Berlin-Chemie, Germany; Berlin-Chemie, Croatia (Hrvatska); Berlin-Chemie, Latvia; Laboratorios Menarini, Spain; Menarini, Belgium; Menarini, Switzerland; Menarini, Finland; Menarini, France; Menarini, Romania; Menarini, Slovenia; Menarini, Slovakia; Menarini Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, Italy; Menarini International Operations, Austria; Menarini International Operations, Greece; Menarini International Operations, Poland
  • Stendra
    Vivus, United States


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
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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