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Distigmine Bromide

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0015876-67-2

Chemical Formula

C22-H32-Br2-N4-O4

Molecular Weight

576

Therapeutic Categories

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Treatment of myasthenia gravis

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Urological

Chemical Name

Pyridinium, 3,3'-[1,6-hexanediylbis[(metylimino)carbonyl]oxy]bis[1-metyl-, dibromide

Foreign Names

  • Distigmini Bromidum (Latin)
  • Distigmin bromid (German)
  • Bromure de Distigmine (French)
  • Bromuro de distigmina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Distigmine Bromide (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • BC 51 (IS)
  • Hexamarium Bromide (IS)
  • Distigmine Bromide (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Adcostigmine
    ADCO, Egypt
  • Distigmine Bromide
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Ubretid
    ADCO, Egypt; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; IFET, Greece; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Nycomed, Egypt; Nycomed, Lebanon; Takeda, Czech Republic; Takeda, Hong Kong; Takeda, Poland; Takeda, Singapore; Takeda, Slovakia; Takeda Nederland, Netherlands; Torii Yakuhin, Japan
  • Ubretid 0,5mg
    Takeda, Germany
  • Ubretid 0.5%
    Torii Yakuhin, Japan
  • Ubretid 1%
    Torii Yakuhin, Japan
  • Ubretid 5mg
    Takeda, Germany; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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