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Mivacurium Chloride



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Peripherally acting, non-depolarizing muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

(R)-1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-2-(3-hydroxypropyl)-6,7-dimetoxy-2-metyl-1-(3,4,5-trimetoxybenzyl)isoquinolinium chloride, (E)-4-octenedioate (2:1)

Foreign Names

  • Mivacurii chloridum (Latin)
  • Mivacurium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de mivacurium (French)
  • Cloruro de mivacurio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mivacurium Chloride (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BW B 1090U (Burroughs Wellcome) (IS)
  • BWB 10900 dichloride (Burroughs Wellcome) (IS)

Brand Names

  • Mivacron
    AbbVie, United States; Aspen, United Kingdom; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, Malta; Aspen, Norway; Aspen Europe, Germany; Aspen Nordic, Denmark; Aspen Nordic, Finland; Aspen Pharma, Romania; Aspen Pharma Trading Limited, Netherlands; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; AspenTech Europe, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Kuwait; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Paraguay; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline, Uruguay; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; GlaxoSmithKline China Investment, China; GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Oman
  • Mivacron 10mg/5ml
    Aspen, Switzerland
  • Mivacron 20mg/10ml
    Aspen, Switzerland
  • Mivacron 2mg/ml
    GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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