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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, local

Chemical Name

Etanamine, 2-[2-(6,6-dimetylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-en-2-yl)etoxy]-N,N-dietyl-

Foreign Names

  • Myrtecainum (Latin)
  • Myrtecain (German)
  • Myrtécaïne (French)
  • Mirtecaina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Algesal (Myrtecaine and Diethylamine Salicylate)
    C S Portugal, Portugal; Grünenthal, Peru; Pharmaselect, Austria; Pharmaselect, Georgia; Pharmaselect, Slovakia; Recordati, Turkey; Solvay Pharma, Indonesia; STADA, Spain
  • Algesal suractive (Myrtecaine and Diethylamine Salicylate)
    Pharmaselect, Greece; Siphat, Tunisia; Solvay, Bulgaria; Solvay Pharma, Lithuania
  • Algesale Suractive (Myrtecaine and Diethylamine Salicylate)
    Solvay, Lebanon


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

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