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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Decarboxylase inhibitor

Chemical Name

DL-serine, 2-(2,3,4-trihydroxybenzyl)hydrazide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Benserazidum (Latin)
  • Benserazid (German)
  • Bensérazide (French)
  • Benserazida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Benserazide (OS: USAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Bensérazide (OS: DCF)
  • BRN 3984490 (IS)
  • Ro 4-4602 (IS)
  • UNII-762OS3ZEJU (IS)
  • Benserazide Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Ro 4-4602/001 (IS)
  • UNII-B66E5RK36Q (IS)
  • Bensérazide (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benserazide Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI)
  • Benserazide hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benserazidhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benserazidi hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Belepar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Benspar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Zydus, India
  • Cenparkin (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Hardal (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Levoben (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Mersifarma, Indonesia
  • Levodopa / Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Greece
  • Levodopa + Benserazide Teva Italia (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Levodopa/Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Lithuania
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-neuraxpharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Levodopa-Benserazide (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Madopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Cherubino, Malta; Deva, Turkey; Roche, China; Roche, Egypt; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Lebanon; Roche, Oman; Tchaikapharma, Bulgaria
  • Madopar HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Deva, Turkey
  • Madopar Roche HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia
  • Udopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Pond's Chemical, Thailand
  • Vopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Unison, Thailand
  • Bendopa (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Weidar, Taiwan
  • Bendopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Dopa Merz (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Merz, Lithuania
  • EC Doparl (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Leparson (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Levazide (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Pyridam Farma, Indonesia
  • Levobens-TEVA (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Germany
  • Levodopa / Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Belgium
  • Levodopa Benserazid beta (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Levodopa Benserazide Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Slovakia
  • Levodopa comp. B STADA (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa plus Benserazid (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benseraside Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Romania
  • Levodopa/Benserazid ratiopharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    ratiopharm, Sweden
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-CT (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazide PCH (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-ratiopharm (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Levodopa-Benserazid Teva (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Denmark
  • Levopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Hexal, Germany; Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Levopar Plus (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Israel
  • Madopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Galenika, Serbia; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Greece; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Malta; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Russian Federation; Roche, Slovenia; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, South Africa; Tchaikapharma, Bulgaria; Terapia, Romania; Roche Pharma Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Madopar CR (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, United Kingdom
  • Madopar CR Roche (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Austria
  • Madopar Depot (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Germany; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Norway
  • Madopar DR (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche Pharma Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Madopar HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Poland; Roche, Romania; Tchaikapharma, Bulgaria
  • Madopar LT (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Germany
  • Madopar Quick (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Iceland
  • Madopar Rapid (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, New Zealand
  • Madopar Retard (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Spain
  • Madopar Roche (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Roche, Austria
  • Madopark (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Madopark Depot (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Madopark mite (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Melitase (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Tecnofarma, Chile
  • Menkart (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Modopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, France
  • Neodopasol (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Pardoz (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Hexpharm Jaya, Indonesia
  • Prolopa (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, Chile; Roche, Uruguay
  • Prolopa HBS (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Uruguay
  • Restex (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Roche, Austria; Roche, Germany
  • Vopar (Benserazide and Levodopa)
    Unison, Hong Kong

International Drug Name Search


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

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