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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Antiplatelet agent: Prostacyclin analogue

Chemical Name

rac-4-{(1R,2R,3aS,8bS)-2-hydroxy-1-[(1E,3S,4RS)-3-hydroxy-4-metyloct-1-en-6-ynyl]-2,3,3a,8b-tetrahydro-1H-cyclopenta[b][1]benzofuran-5-yl}butanoic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Beraprostum (Latin)
  • Beraprost (German)
  • BĂ©raprost (French)
  • Beraprost (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Beraprost (OS: USAN)
  • MDL-201229 (IS)
  • ML-1229 (IS)
  • UNII-35E3NJJ4O6 (IS)
  • Beraprost Sodium (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • MDL-201129 (IS)
  • ML-1129 (IS)
  • TRK-100 (IS)
  • UNII-15K99VDU5F (IS)
  • Beraprost Sodium (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Beracle
    Shin Poong, South Korea
  • Beraprost Na
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Ohara Yakuhin, Japan; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Shiono Kemikaru, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Yoshindo, Japan
  • Beraprost Sodium
    Choseido Pharmaceutical, Japan; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Berasil
    Astellas, South Korea
  • Berast
    Green Cross, South Korea
  • Berastolin
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Berasus LA
    Kaken Seiyaku, Japan
  • Careload LA
    Toray, Japan
  • Dorner
    Astellas, Indonesia; Astellas, Philippines; Astellas Pharma China, China; Toray, China; Toray, Japan
  • Procylin
    Kaken Seiyaku, Japan
  • Prorner
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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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