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Nikethamide (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Central stimulant

Respiratory stimulant

Antihypotonic agent

Chemical Name

3-Pyridinecarboxamide, N,N-dietyl-

Foreign Names

  • Nicethamidum (Latin)
  • Nicethamid (German)
  • Nicéthamide (French)
  • Niquetamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nicéthamide (OS: DCF)
  • Nikethamide (OS: BAN)
  • Corazon (IS)
  • Cordiamine (IS)
  • Diaethylnicotinamidum (IS)
  • Juvacor (IS)
  • Nicaethamidum (IS)
  • Nicetamide (IS)
  • Nicotinsäurediäthylamid (IS)
  • Nicotinyldiaethylamidum (IS)
  • Salvacorin (IS)
  • Nicethamid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nicéthamide (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nicethamidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nikethamide (PH: BP 2018, NF XIII, Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Cardiamidum
    Polfa Pabianice, Poland
  • Corasima
    Sima, Paraguay
  • Cordiamin
    Biopharm, Georgia; Tbilchempharma, Georgia
  • Cordiamini Drops
    Nobel, Georgia
  • Cordiaminum
    Neopharmi, Georgia; Officina, Georgia; RFF, Latvia
  • Glucardiamid [+ Glucose]
    Omega Pharma, Poland
  • Gly-Coramin 125mg [+ Glucose]
    Hänseler, Switzerland
  • Kordiamin-Darnitsa
    Darnitsa, Georgia
  • Niketamida Euromed
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Nikethamide
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Nikethamide Suzhou No.6
    Suzhou No.6, China
  • Zellaforte N Plus [+ Inositol Nicotinate, + Pholedrine]
    Anstat, Paraguay


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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