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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Angiotensin-II antagonist

Chemical Names

1H-Benzimidazole-7-carboxylic acid, 1-[[2'-(2,5-dihydro-5-oxo-1,2,4-oxadiazol- 3-yl)[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-yl]metyl]-2-etoxy- (USAN)

2-Etoxy-1-{[2'-(5-oxo-4,5-dihydro-1,2,4-oxadiazol-3-yl)-1,1'-biphenyl-4-yl]metyl}- 1H-benzimidazole-7-carboxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Azilsartanum (Latin)
  • Azilsartan (German)
  • Azilsartan (French)
  • Azilsartán (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azilsartan (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • TAK-536 (IS)
  • UNII-F9NUX55P23 (IS)
  • Azilsartan Kamedoxomil (OS: USAN)
  • Azilsartan medoksomil potasu (IS)
  • Azilsartan medoxomil draselný (IS)
  • Azilsartan medoxomil kalium (IS)
  • Azilsartan medoxomil potassio (IS)
  • Azilsartan médoxomil potassique (IS)
  • Azilsartan Medoxomil Potassium (IS)
  • Azilsartan medoxomil, potassium salt (IS)
  • Azilsartán medoxomilo de potasio (IS)
  • Azilsartanum medoxomilum potassium (IS)
  • TAK-491 (IS)
  • Azilsartan Medoxomil (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • TAK-491 (IS)
  • UNII-LL0G25K7I2 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Azilva
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Edarbi
    Takeda, Germany; Takeda, Spain; Takeda, Ireland; Takeda, Philippines; Takeda, Thailand; Takeda México, Mexico; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda UK, United Kingdom
  • Edarbi Cld (Azilsartan and Chlortalidone)
    Takeda México, Mexico
  • Edarbyclor (Azilsartan and Chlortalidone)
    Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States
  • Edarbi
    Arbor Pharmaceuticals, United States; Takeda, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Takeda, Hong Kong; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda, Poland; Takeda, Portugal; Takeda, Romania; Takeda Canada, Canada; Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Russian Federation; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States
  • Edarbyclor (Azilsartan and Chlortalidone)
    Takeda, Hong Kong; Takeda, Thailand; Takeda Canada, Canada
  • Ipreziv
    Takeda, Poland


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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