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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Analgesic agent

Chemical Name

Mixture of two cannabis extracts: Component A (highly characterized botanical extract of a defined chemotype of Cannabis sativa L. with the major chemical constituent dronabinol (cannabinoid)) and component B (highly characterized botanical extract of a d

Foreign Names

  • Cannabis sativae folii cum flore extractum spissum (Latin)
  • Cannabis sativa L.-Blätter-, Blüten-Dickextrakt eingestellt (German)

Generic Names

  • Cannabis sativa L.-Blätter-, Blüten-Dickextrakt eingestellt; Auszugsmittel: Kohlendioxid, flüssig (IS)
  • GW-1000 (IS)
  • Nabiximoles (IS)
  • UNII-K4H93P747O (IS)

Brand Names

  • Sativex
    Almirall, Switzerland; Almirall, Denmark; Almirall, Spain; Almirall, Finland; Almirall, Italy; Almirall Hermal, Germany; GW Pharma, Austria; GW Pharma, Canada; GW Pharma, United Kingdom; GW Pharma, Norway; GW Pharma, Poland


ISInofficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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