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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Chemical Names

2-(2-Amino-3-benzoylphenyl)acetamid (IUPAC)

2-(2-Amino-3-benzoylphenyl)acetamide (WHO)

2-Amino-3-benzoylbenzeneacetamide (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Nepafenacum (Latin)
  • Nepafenac (German)
  • Nepafenac (French)
  • Nepafenaco (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nepafenac (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • AHR 9434 (IS)
  • AL 6515 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Avanep
    Alembic, India
  • Ilevro
    Alcon, Canada; Alcon, United States
  • Nepafenac Alcon
    Alcon, United States
  • Nevan
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Nevanac
    Alcon, Argentina; Alcon, Canada; Alcon, Colombia; Alcon, Germany; Alcon, Denmark; Alcon, Ecuador; Alcon, Finland; Alcon, France; Alcon, Greece; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Hungary; Alcon, Ireland; Alcon, Iceland; Alcon, Italy; Alcon, Lithuania; Alcon, Latvia; Alcon, Malaysia; Alcon, Netherlands; Alcon, Norway; Alcon, Oman; Alcon, Peru; Alcon, Philippines; Alcon, Poland; Alcon, Portugal; Alcon, Romania; Alcon, Singapore; Alcon, Slovakia; Alcon, Thailand; Alcon, Turkey; Alcon, United States; Alcon, Vietnam; Alcon, South Africa; Alcon Couvreur, Israel; Alcon Laboratories, Slovenia; Alcon Laboratories UK, Austria; Alcon Laboratories UK, United Kingdom; Alcon Nordic, Sweden; Alcon-Couvreur, Belgium; Alkem, Tanzania; Farmagon, Norway; Laboratorios Alcon Chile, Chile
    Alcon, Switzerland
  • Nevanac 0.1%
    Alcon, Egypt; Alcon Japan, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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