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Dexmethylphenidate

In the US, Dexmethylphenidate (dexmethylphenidate systemic) is a member of the drug class CNS stimulants and is used to treat ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06BA,N06BA11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0040431-64-9

Chemical Formula

C14-H19-N-O2

Molecular Weight

233

Therapeutic Categories

Central stimulant

Sympathomimetic agent, indirect acting

Chemical Names

(R)-Phenyl-[(R)-piperidin-2-yl]eβigsäuremetylester (IUPAC)

2-Piperidineacetic acid, α-phenyl-, metyl ester, d-isomer

Metyl(2R)-phenyl[(2R)-piperidyl]acetate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Dexmethylphenidatum (Latin)
  • Dexmethylphenidat (German)
  • Dexméthylphénidate (French)
  • Dexmetilfenidato (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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

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