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In the US, Etomidate (etomidate systemic) is a member of the drug class general anesthetics and is used to treat Anesthesia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Agent for procedural sedation

Anesthetic, injectable

Chemical Name

1H-Imidazole-5-carboxylic acid, 1-(1-phenyletyl)-, etyl ester, (R)-

Foreign Names

  • Etomidatum (Latin)
  • Etomidat (German)
  • Etomidate (French)
  • Etomidato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Etomidate (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Étomidate (OS: DCF)
  • R 16659 (IS)
  • Etomidat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Etomidate (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Etomidatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Amidate
    Hospira, United States
  • B Braun Etomidate
    B. Braun Medical, South Africa
  • Etomidaat-Lipuro
    B. Braun Medical, Netherlands
  • Etomidate Braun
    B. Braun, Lithuania
  • Etomidate Lipuro
    B. Braun, France; B. Braun, Taiwan; B. Braun Avitum, Poland; B. Braun Medical, Bulgaria; B. Braun Medical, Estonia; B. Braun Medical, Hong Kong
  • Etomidate Parenta
    Parenta Pharmaceutics, Inc., United States
  • Etomidate-Lipuro
    B. Braun Medical, Belgium; B. Braun Medical, China
  • Etomidat-Lipuro
    B. Braun, Hungary; B. Braun Austria, Austria; B. Braun Medical, Romania; B. Braun Melsungen AG, Israel; B. Braun Melsungen, Germany
  • Etomidat-Lipuro Braun
    B. Braun Medical, Switzerland
  • Etomidato-Lipuro
    B. Braun, Thailand; B. Braun Medical, Spain
  • Fu Er Li
    Nhwa, China
  • Hypnomidate
    GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia; Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen Cilag, Netherlands; Janssen-Cilag, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Tunisia; Janssen-Cilag Pharma, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; P & D, Malta


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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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