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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anorexic agent

Chemical Name

N-benzyl-N,α-dimetylphenetylamine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Benzfetaminum (Latin)
  • Benzfetamin (German)
  • Benzfétamine (French)
  • Benzfetamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Benzfetamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Benzfetamine (OS: BAN)
  • Benzphétamine (OS: DCF)
  • 4-12-00-02594 (IS: Beilstein)
  • Benzphetamine (IS)
  • BRN 3203999 (IS)
  • N-Benzylmethamphetamin (IS)
  • U 0441 (IS)
  • UNII-0M3S43XK27 (IS)
  • Ba-30803 (IS)
  • Benzphetamine Hydrochloride (IS)
  • UNII-1C280S920Q (IS)

Brand Names

  • Didrex
    Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States
  • Regimex
    WraSer, United States


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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