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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Respiratory stimulant

Aid to smoking cessation

Chemical Name

1,5-Metano-8H-pyrido[1,2-a][1,5]diazocin-8-one, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydro-, (1R)-

Foreign Names

  • Cytisin (German)
  • Cytisine (French)
  • Citisina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Baptitoxin (IS)
  • Laburnin (IS)
  • Sophorin (IS)
  • Ulexin (IS)

Brand Names

  • Desmoxan
    Aflofarm Fabryka Lekow, Poland
  • Tabex
    Sopharma, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sopharma, Bulgaria; Sopharma, Latvia; Sopharma, Serbia; Sopharma Zdrovit, Poland; Corpus Medica, Lithuania

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