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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

Antihypertensive agent

Peripheral vasodilator

Serotonin receptor antagonist

Chemical Name

2,4(1H,3H)-Quinazolinedione, 3-[2-[4-(4-fluorobenzoyl)-1-piperidinyl]etyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Ketanserinum (Latin)
  • Ketanserin (German)
  • Kétansérine (French)
  • Ketanserina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ketanserin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Ketanserina (OS: DCIT)
  • Kétanserine (OS: DCF)
  • R 41468 (Janssen) (IS)
  • Ketanserin Tartrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • KJK 945 (IS)
  • R 49945 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Gelub
    Unipharm, Guatemala
  • Sufrexal [+ Metronidazole, + Miconazol]
    Janssen-Cilag, Mexico
  • Sufrexal P [+ Benzocaine]
    Janssen-Cilag, Mexico
  • Vulketan [veterinary use]
    Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom; Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Germany; Elanco Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly, Italy; ScanVet Animal Health, Sweden
  • Vulketan 2.5 mg/g voor paarden [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands
  • Vulketan 2.5mg/g [veterinary use]
    Lilly Vet, France
  • Vulketan vet [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Iceland


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