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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiepileptic agent

Hypnotic agent

Benzodiazepine derivative

Chemical Name

2H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-one, 1,3-dihydro-7-nitro-5-phenyl-

Foreign Names

  • Nitrazepamum (Latin)
  • Nitrazepam (German)
  • Nitrazépam (French)
  • Nitrazepam (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nitrazepam (OS: USAN, JAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Nitrazépam (OS: DCF)
  • LA 1 (IS)
  • Ro 45360 (IS)
  • Ro 53059 (Roche) (IS)
  • Nitrazepam (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Nitrazépam (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nitrazepamum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)

Brand Names

  • Alodorm
    Alphapharm, Australia; Alphapharm, Hong Kong
  • Amoctin
    Skylab, Bangladesh
  • An-Sleeper
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Answet
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Apodorm
    Actavis, Norway; Actavis, Sweden
  • Arem
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Baronite
    Baroda, India
  • Benzalin
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan
  • Benzalin 1%
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan
  • Berlidorm 5
    Berlin-Chemie, Lithuania
  • Cerson
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska); Belupo, Macedonia; Belupo, Serbia; Belupo, Slovenia; Farmavita, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Domisui-N
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Dormin
    Micro Labs, India; Micro Synapse, India
  • Dumolid
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Eatan
    Desitin, Germany
  • Epam
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Eunoctin
    Gedeon Richter, Lithuania
  • Eunoctin 10 mg
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Hypnotex
    Pharmaceutical Co, India
  • Imeson
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Insomin
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Insomin Forte
    Psycorem, India
  • Limin
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Mogadan
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Mogadon
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; AA Pharma, Canada; iNova Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Meda, France; Meda, Ireland; Meda, Malta; Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden; Meda AB, Iceland; Meda Pharma, Belgium; Meda Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Pharmaco, South Africa; Pharmalink, Taiwan; Roche, Pakistan; Valeant Pharmac. Italy, Italy
  • Mogadon 5mg
    Meda, Luxembourg; Meda Pharm, Austria; MEDA Pharma, Switzerland
  • Mozepam-10
    Shine Pharma, Philippines
  • Mozepam-5
    Shine Pharma, Philippines
  • Mudamin
    Chin Tien, Taiwan
  • Nelbon
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Nelbon 1%
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Nipam
    Bosnalijek, Serbia; La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Nitavan
    Stadmed, India
  • Nithra
    East West, India
  • Nitrados
    Douglas, New Zealand; Douglas, Singapore
  • Nitrapan
    Cristália, Brazil
  • Nitravet
    Anglo French, India
  • Nitraze
    Century, Taiwan
  • Nitrazepam
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Intas Pharmaceuticals, Malta; Intrapharm Laboratories, United Kingdom; Koa Isei, Japan; Labormed Pharma, Malta; Nihon Generic, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Wockhardt, Malta; Tsuruhara Seiyaku Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Nitrazepam - Richter
    Gedeon Richter, Romania
  • Nitrazepam 1%
    Tatsumi Yakuhin, Japan
  • Nitrazepam Accord
    Accord Healthcare, Estonia
  • Nitrazepam AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrazepam Alpharma 5 mg
    Alpharma, Lithuania
  • Nitrazepam Apotex
    Apotex Nederland, Netherlands
  • Nitrazepam Astar
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Nitrazepam Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Nitrazepam CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Nitrazepam Dak
    Takeda Pharma, Denmark
  • Nitrazepam Gen.Germed
    Genéric.Germed, Brazil
  • Nitrazepam GSK
    GlaxoSmithKline, Poland
  • Nitrazepam LPH
    Labormed Pharma, Romania
  • Nitrazepam Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Nitrazepam Pfoshen
    Pfoshen, Taiwan
  • Nitrazepam Recip
    Recip, Sweden
  • Nitrazepam Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Nitrazepam Zizhu Pharm
    Zizhu, China
  • Nitrazepam-neuraxpharm
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Nitrazepams Grindeks
    Grindeks, Lithuania
  • Nitraz-SR
    Triton, India
  • Nitredon
    Remedica, Cyprus; Remedica, Malta
  • Nitrom
    The Central, Taiwan
  • Nitrosun
    Sun, India
  • Novanox
    Dr. R. Pfleger Chemische Fabrik, Germany
  • Novanox forte
    Dr. R. Pfleger Chemische Fabrik, Germany
  • Numbon
    Teva, Israel
  • Onirema
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Osmin
    Jen Sheng, Taiwan
  • Pacisyn
    DLF, Denmark
  • Radedorm
    Teva, Lithuania
  • Sleep
    Fu Yuan, Taiwan
  • Sleepin
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Slomin
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Sonebon
    Nova Química Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Stressban
    Lupin, India
  • Susui
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Trazem
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Zepinite
    Intra, India


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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