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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Meglitinide (glinide)

Chemical Names

(αS,3aR,7aS)-Octahydro-γ-oxo-α-(phenylmetyl)-2H-isoindole-2-butanoic acid

(-)-(2S,3a,7a-cis)-α-benzylhexahydro-γ-oxo-2-isoindolinebutyric acid (WHO)

(2S)-2-benzyl-3-(cis-hexahydroisoindolin-2-ylcarbonyl)propionic acid

(2S)-2-benzyl-4-[(3aR,7aS)-octahydro-2H-isoindol- 2-yl]-4-oxobutanoic acid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Mitiglinidum (Latin)
  • Mitiglinid (German)
  • Mitiglinide (French)
  • Mitiglinida (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Fa Ai Si
    Minhai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Fadi
    Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Glubes [+ Voglibose]
    Kissei Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Glufast
    Eisai, China; Eisai, Thailand; Kissei Pharmaceutical, Japan; Kissei Pharmaceuticals, China; Orient Europharma, Taiwan


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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