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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anorexic agent

Chemical Name

Propanenitrile, 3-[(1-metyl-2-phenyletyl)amino]-, (±)-

Foreign Names

  • Fenproporexum (Latin)
  • Fenproporex (German)
  • Fenproporex (French)
  • Fenproporex (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Fenproporex (OS: DCF)

Brand Names

  • Desobesi-M
    Ache, Brazil
  • Esbelcaps (Fenproporex and Diazepam)
    Medix, Dominican Republic; Medix, Honduras; Medix, Mexico; Medix, Nicaragua; Medix, Panama; Medix, El Salvador
  • Feprorex
    Medix, Mexico
  • Ifa Diety
    Investigación Farmacéutica, Mexico
  • Lipenan
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador
  • Salcal
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile


DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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