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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Neuroleptic agent

Chemical Name

1-Butanone, 1-(4-fluorophenyl)-4-(4-metyl-1-piperidinyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Melperonum (Latin)
  • Melperon (German)
  • Melpérone (French)
  • Melperona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Melperone (OS: BAN)
  • Melpérone (OS: DCF)
  • Flubuperone (IS)
  • Methylperonum (IS)
  • Melperone Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • FG 5111 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Bunil
    MediLink, Portugal
  • Buronil
    MediLink, Czech Republic; MediLink, Denmark; MediLink, Estonia; MediLink, Lithuania; MediLink, Latvia; MediLink A/S, Iceland
  • Buronil 25 mg
    MediLink A/S, Austria
  • Buronil 50 mg
    MediLink A/S, Austria
  • Melneurin
    Hexal, Germany
  • Melneurin 10
    Hexal, Germany
  • Melneurin 25
    Hexal, Germany
  • Melneurin 50
    Hexal, Germany
  • Melperon - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Melperon AbZ
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Melperon AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Melperon Aristo
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Melperon beta
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Melperon Sandoz
    Hexal, Germany
  • Melperon STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Melperon-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Melperon-neuraxpharm
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Melperon-neuraxpharm forte
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Melperon-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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