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Emetine

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P01AX02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000483-18-1

Chemical Formula

C29-H40-N2-O4

Molecular Weight

480

Therapeutic Categories

Antiprotozoal

Expectorant

Chemical Names

(2S,3R,11bS)-2-{[(1R)-6,7-Dimetoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl]metyl}-3-etyl-9,10-dimetoxy-2,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-1H-pyrido[2,1-a]isoquinoline (IUPAC)

(2S,3R,11bS)-3-Etyl-1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimetoxy-2-[[(R)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimetoxy-1-isoquinolyl]metyl]-2H-benzo[a]-quinolizine

2H-Benzo(a)quinolizine, 3-etyl-1,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-9,10-dimetoxy-2-((1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimetoxy-1-isoquinolyl)metyl)-

6',7',10,11-Tetrametyoxyemetan (BAN)

Cephaeline metyl eter

Foreign Names

  • Emetinum (Latin)
  • Emetin (German)
  • Émétine (French)
  • Emetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Emetine (OS: BAN)
  • Émétine (OS: DCF)
  • BRN 0100829 (IS)
  • Cephaline-O-methyl ether (IS)
  • Ipecine (IS)
  • Methylcephaeline (IS)
  • NSC-33669 (IS)
  • UNII-X8D5EPO80M (IS)
  • Emetine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • CCRIS 6237 (IS)
  • Hemometina (IS)
  • NSC-33669 (IS)
  • UNII-U52OG12P96 (IS)
  • Emetine Hydrochloride (PH: USP 38)

Brand Name

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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