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Nalmefene

In the US, Nalmefene (nalmefene systemic) is a member of the drug class antidotes and is used to treat Opioid Overdose and Reversal of Opioid Sedation.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N07BB05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0055096-26-9

Chemical Formula

C21-H25-N-O3

Molecular Weight

339

Therapeutic Categories

Alcohol withdrawal agent

Opioid receptor antagonist

Chemical Name

17-(cyclopropylmetyl)-4,5α-epoxy-6-metylenemorphinan-3,14-diol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Nalmefenum (Latin)
  • Nalmefen (German)
  • Nalméfène (French)
  • Nalmefeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nalmefene (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • JF 1 (IS)
  • Nalmetrene (IS)
  • ORF 11676 (IS)
  • UNII-TOV02TDP9I (IS)
  • Nalmefene Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • UNII-K7K69QC05X (IS)
  • UNII-52Z0G7QVJX (IS)

Brand Names

  • Selincro
    H. Lundbeck, Portugal; Lundbeck, Spain; Lundbeck, Greece; Lundbeck, Iceland; Lundbeck, Latvia; Lundbeck, Poland; Lundbeck, Romania; Lundbeck, Slovenia; Lundbeck, Slovakia; Lundbeck Italia, Italy
  • Lemeng
    Tiantaishan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Selincro
    Lundbeck, Belgium; Lundbeck, Denmark; Lundbeck, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Shuna
    Liaoning Haisike Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., China
  • Selincro
    Lundbeck, Austria; Lundbeck, Australia; Lundbeck, Switzerland; Lundbeck, Germany; Lundbeck, Finland; Lundbeck, France; Lundbeck, United Kingdom; Lundbeck, Hungary; Lundbeck, Ireland; Lundbeck, Israel; Lundbeck, Norway; Lundbeck, Sweden

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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