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In the US, Eszopiclone (eszopiclone systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Insomnia.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hypnotic agent

Chemical Names

(+)-(5S)-6-(5-chloropyridin-2-yl)-7-oxo-6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyrazin-5-yl-4-metylpiperazine-1-carboxylate (WHO)

(S)-6-(5-Chlorpyridin-2-yl)-7-oxo-6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyrazin-5-yl 4-metylpiperazin-1-carboxylat (IUPAC)

1-Piperazinecarobxylic acid,4-metyl-,(5S)-6-(5-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-6,7-dihydro-7-oxo-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyrazin-5-yl ester (USAN)

4-métylpipérazine-1-carboxylate de (5S)-6-(5-chloropyridin-2-yl)-7-oxo-6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyrazin-5-yle (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Eszopiclonum (Latin)
  • Eszopiclon (German)
  • Eszopiclone (French)
  • Eszopiclona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eszopiclone (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • (+)-Zopiclone (IS)
  • (S)-Zopiclone (IS)
  • Esopiclone (IS)
  • Estorra (IS: Sepracor)
  • Zopiclone derivative (IS)

Brand Names

  • 8 HORAS (Eszopiclone and Hypromellose)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Dorplen
    LKM, Argentina
  • Esleep
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • ES-Somnogama +
    GAMA, Georgia
  • Eszop
    Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Exopil
    ITF - Labomed Farmaceutica, Chile
  • Fulnite
    Sun, India
  • Inductal
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Isoklon
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Lunesta
    Eisai, Japan; Sunovion, United States
  • Miapax
    Casasco, Argentina
  • Neogaival
    Roemmers Centroamérica, Guatemala; Roemmers Centroamérica, Honduras; Roemmers Centroamérica, Nicaragua; Roemmers Centroamérica, Panama; Roemmers Centroamérica, El Salvador
  • Neozetix
    Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Night Calm
    Medizen, Egypt
  • Nirvan
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Noptic
    ABL Pharma, Colombia; ABL Pharma, Peru; Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Novo Insomnium
    Gador, Argentina
  • Plessir
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Sanilent
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Sleepil
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Sominex
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Sono
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Valnoc
    Drugtech, Chile; Farmindustria, Peru; Synthesis, Colombia
  • Wen Fei
    Tasly, China
  • Zopilone
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Zopinom
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Zopinon
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Zoplimax
    Garmisch, Colombia


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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