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Etilefrine (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Sympathomimetic agent

Antihypotensive agent

Chemical Name

Benzenemetanol, α-[(etylamino)metyl]-3-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Etilefrinum (Latin)
  • Etilefrin (German)
  • Étiléfrine (French)
  • Etilefrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Etilefrina (OS: DCIT)
  • Etilefrine (OS: BAN)
  • Étiléfrine (OS: DCF)
  • Aethyladrianol (IS)
  • Etilefrine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Etiléfrine (chlorhydrae d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Etilefrine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII)
  • Etilefrine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Etilefrinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Etilefrini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Balkis [+ Chlorphenamine]
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Effortil
    Boehringer, Peru; Boehringer Ingelheim, Egypt; Boehringer Ingelheim, Tunisia; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Etilefrina Larjan
    Veinfar, Paraguay
  • Etrifin
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Hyposia
    Asian Pharm, Thailand
  • Menegradil
    Fada, Uruguay
  • Tonnary
    Maver, Mexico
  • Vascon
    hi pharm, Egypt
  • Vasopress
    Ceci Farma, Peru
  • Bioflutin
    Südmedica, Germany
  • Buracard
    Burapha, Thailand
  • Cinbinin
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Effontil
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Venezuela
  • Effortil
    Boehringer Ing., Paraguay; Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Colombia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Costa Rica; Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim, Dominican Republic; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, Guatemala; Boehringer Ingelheim, Honduras; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Luxembourg; Boehringer Ingelheim, Mexico; Boehringer Ingelheim, Nicaragua; Boehringer Ingelheim, Panama; Boehringer Ingelheim, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, El Salvador; Boehringer Ingelheim, Uruguay; Boehringer Ingelheim, South Africa; IFET, Greece; Sanofi, Japan; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Unilfarma, Portugal
  • Effortil 7,5 mg/ml
    Sanofi-Aventis, Austria
  • Effortil 7.5mg/g
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Efortil
    Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain
  • Etilefril
    União Química, Brazil
  • Etilefrina Clorhidrato Lasca
    Lasca, Paraguay
  • Etilefrina Larjan
    Larjan, Uruguay
  • Étiléfrine Serb
    SERB Laboratoires, France
  • Fortinil
    Novophar, Paraguay
  • Fortinil Retard
    Novophar, Paraguay


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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