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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Serotonin reuptake inhibitor

Treatment of premature ejaculation

Chemical Names



(+)-(S)-N,N-dimetyl-α-[2-(1-naphtyloxy)etyl]benzylamine (WHO)

(S)-N,N-dimetyl-3-(naphtalen-1-yloxy)-1-phenylpropan-1-amine (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Dapoxetinum (Latin)
  • Dapoxetin (German)
  • Dapoxétine (French)
  • Dapoxetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dapoxetine (OS: BAN)
  • LY-210448 (IS)
  • UNII-GB2433A4M3 (IS)
  • Dapoxetine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • LY 210448 HCl (IS)

Brand Names

  • Dasutra
    Hetero, India
  • Joypox
    Inspire Ph, Egypt
  • Kutub
    Hetero, India
  • Lagose
    Finadiet, Argentina
  • Precoce
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Priligy
    A. Menarini, Singapore; Berlin Chemie, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Berlin-Chemie, Croatia (Hrvatska); Berlin-Chemie, Latvia; Berlin-Chemie, Romania; Berlin-Chemie/ Menarini, Poland; Janssen, Lebanon; Johnson & Johnson, Lithuania; Menarini, Slovakia
  • Sustinex
    Emcure, India
  • TD-Pill (Dapoxetine and Tadalafil)
    Delvin, India
  • Xydap
    Cipla, India
  • Extensil
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Priligy
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; A. Menarini, Ireland; A. Menarini, South Korea; A. Menarini, Portugal; A. Menarini, Thailand; A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale, United Kingdom; Berlin Chemie, Denmark; Berlin-Chemie, Austria; Berlin-Chemie, Germany; Berlin-Chemie, Estonia; Berlin-Chemie, Hungary; Janssen-Cilag, Bulgaria; Laboratorios Menarini, Spain; Menarini, Belgium; Menarini, Finland; Menarini, France; Menarini, Malta; Menarini, Mexico; Menarini, Malaysia; Menarini, Netherlands; Menarini Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, Italy; Te Arai Biofarma, New Zealand
    Menarini, Switzerland
  • Prolongal
    Ivax, Argentina


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
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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