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

In the US, Meprobamate (meprobamate systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Anxiety.

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UK matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anxiolytic agent

Chemical Names

1,3-Propanediol, 2-metyl-2-propyl-, dicarbamate

2-Metyl-2-propyl-1,3-propanediol dicarbamate (WHO)

2-Metyl-2-propyltrimetylendicarbamat (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Meprobamate (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Méprobamate (OS: DCF)
  • Meprobamato (OS: DCIT)
  • Procalmadiol (IS)
  • Procalmidol (IS)
  • Meprobamat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Meprobamate (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Méprobamate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Meprobamatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

  • Centryl
    The Central, Taiwan
  • Equagesic (Meprobamate and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Leitner Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Equanil
    Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; Wyeth, Inc., United States
  • Koligin
    Jen Sheng, Taiwan
  • Meprobamate
    Genus Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Siphat, Tunisia; Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Miltown
    Wallace, United States
  • Nervicanis (Meprobamate and Sodium Bromide, + Phenobarbital (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Tranquomon (Meprobamate and Ciclonium Bromide)
    Eipico, Egypt


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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