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Guanfacine

In the US, Guanfacine (guanfacine systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting and is used to treat ADHD, High Blood Pressure and Tourette's Syndrome.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C02AC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0029110-47-2

Chemical Formula

C9-H9-Cl2-N3-O

Molecular Weight

246

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Antisympathotonic agent

Imidazoline receptor agonist

Chemical Name

N-amidino-2-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)acetamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Guanfacinum (Latin)
  • Guanfacin (German)
  • Guanfacine (French)
  • Guanfacina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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