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In the US, Edaravone (edaravone systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous central nervous system agents and is used to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Free oxygen radical scavenger

Chemical Name

3-metyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Edaravonum (Latin)
  • Edaravon (German)
  • Édaravone (French)
  • Edaravona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Edaravone (OS: JAN)
  • BRN 0609575 (IS)
  • MCI-186 (IS)
  • Norphenazone (IS)
  • UNII-S798V6YJRP (IS)
  • Edaravone (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Bi Cun
    Simcere, China
  • Edaravone
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan; Daiichi Sankyo, Japan; Fuji Yakuhin, Japan; Harasawa Seiyaku, Japan; Hikari Seiyaku, Japan; I'rom Pharmaceutical, Japan; Kobayashi Kako, Japan; Kyorin Rimedio, Japan; Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Meiji Seika Pharma, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nippon Chemiphar, Japan; Nisshin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Sandoz, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Takata Pharmaceutical, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Yoshindo, Japan; Nipro Pharma Nipurofama, Japan
  • Fraseda
    UCB, India
  • Nuravon
    AHPL, India
  • Radicava
    Hisamitsu, United States
  • Radicut
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Yi Da Sheng
    Simcere, China
  • Youmin
    Jida Pharmaceutical, China


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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