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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiemetic agent

Histamine H₁-receptor antagonist (H₁-antihistaminic)

Antivertigo agent

Chemical Names

trans-1-cinnamyl-4-diphenylmetylpiperazine (WHO)

1-Cinnamyl-4-(diphenylmetyl)piperazine (USAN)

Piperazine, 1-(diphenylmetyl)-4-(3-phenyl-2-propenyl)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Cinnarizinum (Latin)
  • Cinnarizin (German)
  • Cinnarizine (French)
  • Cinarizina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cinnarizina (OS: DCIT)
  • Cinnarizine (OS: DCF, USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • 516 MD (IS)
  • 5-23-01-00233 (Beilstein Handbook Reference) (IS)
  • BRN 0626121 (IS)
  • R 1575 (IS)
  • R 516 (IS)
  • UNII-3DI2E1X18L (IS)
  • Cinnarizin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Cinnarizine (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Cinnarizinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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