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Eflornithine

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D11AX16,P01CX03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0067037-37-0

Chemical Formula

C6-H12-F2-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

182

Therapeutic Categories

Antiprotozoal

Anti-hirsutism agent

Ornithine decarboxylase inhibitor

Chemical Names

(RS)-2,5-Diamino-2-(difluormetylpentansäure (IUPAC)

2-(Difluorometyl-DL-ornitine

DL-Ornitine, 2-(difluorometyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Eflornithinum (Latin)
  • Eflornithin (German)
  • Éflornithine (French)
  • Eflornitina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Cycladin
    Mediderm, Peru
  • Plenas
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Vaniqa
    Almirall, Spain; Almirall, Finland; Almirall, Poland; Almirall, Portugal; LKM, Argentina
  • Eflotism 13.9%
    Apex, Egypt
  • Vaniga 11.5%
    Almirall, United Kingdom
  • Vaniqa
    Almirall, Belgium; Almirall, Canada; Almirall, Switzerland; Almirall, Denmark; Almirall, Ireland; Almirall, Iceland; Almirall, Italy; Almirall, Lithuania; Almirall, Norway; Almirall, Sweden; Almirall Hermal, Germany; CSL, Australia; Medison, Israel; SkinMedica, United States
  • Vaniqa 11,5%
    Almirall, Austria; Almirall, Greece
  • Vaniqa 11.5%
    Almirall, France

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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