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Epoprostenol

In the US, Epoprostenol (epoprostenol systemic) is a member of the drug class agents for pulmonary hypertension and is used to treat Pulmonary Hypertension.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B01AC09

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0035121-78-9

Chemical Formula

C20-H32-O5

Molecular Weight

352

Therapeutic Categories

Vasodilator

Antiplatelet agent: selective IP Prostacyclin receptor agonist

Chemical Name

Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 6,9-epoxy-11,15-dihydroxy-, (5Z,9α,11α,13E,15S)-

Foreign Names

  • Epoprostenolum (Latin)
  • Epoprostenol (German)
  • Époprosténol (French)
  • Epoprostenol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Epoprostenol (OS: USAN)
  • Époprosténol (OS: DCF)
  • PGI₂ (IS)
  • PGX (IS)
  • Prostacyclin (IS)
  • Prostaglandin I₂ (IS)
  • Prostaglandin X (IS)
  • U 53217 (IS)
  • Epoprostenol Sodium (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • U 53217 A (Upjohn) (IS)

Brand Names

  • Epoprostenol
    Pharmnet Plus, Romania
  • Flolan
    GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; IFET, Greece
  • Veletri
    Actelion, Spain; Actelion, Poland; Biotoscana, Argentina; Pharmacy Retailing, New Zealand
  • Veletri 0.5 mg
    Actelion, Hungary
  • Veletri 1.5 mg
    Actelion, Hungary
  • Caripul
    Actelion, Canada
  • Dynovas 0,5 mg
    Gebro Pharma, Austria
  • Dynovas 1,5 mg
    Gebro Pharma, Austria
  • Dynovase
    Gebro, Spain
  • Epoprostenol
    Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Japan; Concordia, United Kingdom; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Sun Pharma, United Kingdom; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Epoprostenol Campuspharma
    CampusPharma, Norway
  • Epoprostenol CampusPharma
    Campus Pharma, Denmark; Campus Pharma, Sweden
  • Époprosténol Intsel Chimos
    Intsel Chimos, France
  • Epoprostenol MYX
    Mayne Pharma, Australia
  • Epoprostenol Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Epoprostenol NTC
    NTC, Netherlands
  • Époprosténol Panpharma
    Panpharma, France
  • Epoprostenol Rotexmedica
    Rotexmedica, Germany
  • Epoprostenol Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Époprosténol Sandoz
    Sandoz España, Spain
  • Epoprostenol Sodium
    Sandoz, United Kingdom; Teva, United States
  • Flolan
    Glaxo Wellcome, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline Australia, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; GSK, Belgium; The Wellcome Foundation, Czech Republic
  • Flolan 0.5mg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria
  • Flolan 1.5mg
    GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria; GSK, Luxembourg
  • Flolan 1500mcg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Israel
  • Flolan 500mcg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Israel
  • Veletri
    Actelion, Belgium; Actelion, Czech Republic; Actelion, France; Actelion, Ireland; Actelion, Netherlands; Actelion, United States; Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta
  • Veletri 0.5mg
    Actelion, Switzerland; Actelion Pharmaceuticals Deutschland, Germany
  • Veletri 1.5mg
    Actelion, Switzerland; Actelion Pharmaceuticals Deutschland, Germany

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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