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Note: In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cardiac stimulant

Coronary vasodilator

Treatment of cardiac disorders

Chemical Names

2-Heptanol, 6-amino-2-metyl-



Foreign Names

  • Heptaminolum (Latin)
  • Heptaminol (German)
  • Heptaminol (French)
  • Heptaminol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eptaminolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Heptaminol (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • BRN 1209267 (IS)
  • EINECS 206-758-0 (IS)
  • Acéfylline heptaminol (OS: DCF)
  • Acéfylline heptaminol (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Adénosine phosphate d'heptaminol (IS)
  • Heptaminol Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Heptaminol (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Heptaminol Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018)
  • Heptaminol hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Heptaminoli hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Cariamyl
    Delalande, Egypt
  • Forticol [+ Deanol]
    Medinfar, Portugal
  • Heptamyl
    Sanofi Winthrop, Lebanon
  • Hept-A-Myl
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • T 12/8
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Cariamyl
    Corsa/Sanofi-Synthelabo, Indonesia
  • Sureptil [+ Cinnarizine]
    Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt
  • Vetecardiol [veterinary use]
    MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Ampecyclal
    Erempharma, Luxembourg
  • Ampecyclal 300 mg
    Erempharma, France
  • Candilat RS [+ Vincamine, + Papaverine] [veterinary use]
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Chlorhydrate d'heptaminol Richard
    Richard, France
  • Corasore
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Débrumyl [+ Deanol]
    Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre Santé, France
  • Denubil [+ Deanol]
    Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain
  • Frecardyl [+ Diprophylline] [veterinary use]
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Ginkor Fort [+ Ginkgo, + Troxerutin]
    Ipsen, Thailand
  • Hepta
    Alexandria Co., Egypt
  • Heptaminol - Mekophar
    Mekophar, Vietnam
  • Heptaminol Alexandria
    Alexandria Co., Egypt
  • Heptaminol Richard 30.5%
    Richard, France
  • Hept-A-Myl
    Corsa/Sanofi-Synthelabo, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Respirin
    Pharco, Egypt


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
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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