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In the US, Dronedarone (dronedarone systemic) is a member of the drug class group III antiarrhythmics and is used to treat Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiarrhythmic agent

Chemical Names

Metanesulfonamide, N-[2-butyl-3-[4-[3-(dibutylamino)propoxy]benzoyl]-5-benzofuranyl]-


N-[2-butyl-3-[p-[3-(dibutylamino)propoxy]benzoyl]-5-benzofuranyl]metanesulfonamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Dronedaronum (Latin)
  • Dronedaron (German)
  • DronĂ©darone (French)
  • Dronedarona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dronedarone (OS: BAN)
  • SR-33589 (IS)
  • UNII-JQZ1L091Y2 (IS)
  • Dronedarone Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • SR33598B (IS)
  • UNII-FA36DV299Q (IS)

Brand Names

  • Multaq
    Farmagon, Norway; Sanofi Winthrop, Serbia; Sanofi Winthrop Industrie, Israel; Sanofi-aventis, Greece; Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Poland; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovenia
    Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, Romania
  • Regivas
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
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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