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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

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Balkis (Etilefrine and Chlorphenamine)
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Effortil
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Egypt; Boehringer Ingelheim, Peru; Boehringer Ingelheim, Tunisia
  • Hyposia
    Asian Pharm, Thailand
  • Vascon
    hi pharm, Egypt
  • Bioflutin
    Südmedica, Germany
  • Cinbinin
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Dihydergot plus (Etilefrine and Dihydroergotamine)
    Amdipharm, Germany
  • Effontil
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Venezuela
  • Effortil
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Costa Rica; Boehringer Ingelheim, Dominican Republic; Boehringer Ingelheim, Finland; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Guatemala; Boehringer Ingelheim, Honduras; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Nicaragua; Boehringer Ingelheim, Panama; Boehringer Ingelheim, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, El Salvador; Boehringer Ingelheim, South Africa; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, Austria; Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan; Unilfarma, Portugal
  • Efortil
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Brazil; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain
  • Epholin
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Etil-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Etilefrin AL
    Aliud, Germany
  • Etiléfrine Serb
    SERB Laboratoires, France
  • Etilefrin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Thomasin
    Apogepha Arzneimittel, Germany


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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