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Noscapine (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Cough suppressant

Chemical Name

1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone, 6,7-dimetoxy-3-(5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-metoxy-6-metyl-1,3-dioxolo[4,5-g]isoquinolin-5-yl)-, [S-(R*,S*)]-

Foreign Names

  • Noscapinum (Latin)
  • Noscapin (German)
  • Noscapine (French)
  • Noscapina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Noscapine (OS: BAN, JAN, DCF)
  • Narcotin (IS)
  • Narkotin (IS)
  • Noskapin (IS)
  • Noscapin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Noscapine (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6, USP 41)
  • Noscapinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Noscapine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Noscapine Hydrochloride Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Gnoscopine (IS)
  • Narcotinum hydrochloricum (IS)
  • Noscapine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Noscapine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Noscapine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Noscapinhydrochlorid-Monohydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Noscapini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)

Brand Names

  • AB Antitusivo [+ Chlorhexidine]
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile; Saval, Paraguay
  • Alpibron
    Alpifar, Paraguay
  • Anticofen
    Synpac-Kingdom, Taiwan
  • Asthphyllin [+ Diprophylline]
    Sannova, Japan
  • Bron-Quio-Tos [+ Ammonium Chloride, + Guaifenesin, + Chlorphenamine]
    Delta, Paraguay
  • Bucogerm Tos [+ Chlorhexidine]
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Capval 25mg
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Capval 25mg/5g
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Capval 25mg/g
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Congestex [+ Paracetamol, + Pseudoephedrine, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Recalcine, Paraguay
  • Cosin
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Decaugh II [+ Bromhexine]
    Fortune Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Freshmel Tos [+ Chlorhexidine]
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Funciobron [+ Chlorphenamine, + Phenylephrine]
    Northia, Argentina
  • Ke Zhi [+ Aminophylline, + Methoxyphenamine, + Chlorphenamine]
    Changxing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kuso
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Longatin
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Mentollet [+ Neomycin, + Benzocaine]
    Millet, Paraguay
  • Mercotin
    Eisai, Indonesia
  • Neumolex [+ Loratadine, + Salbutamol]
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Nipaxon
    McNeil, Sweden
  • Noca
    Hua Shin, Taiwan; Hwang's, Taiwan
  • Nompin
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Noscaflex
    Kela, Belgium
  • Noscaflex-15
    Kela, Luxembourg
  • Noscapina Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Noscapina Mintlab
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Noscapine
    Chin Tien, Taiwan; Hor Chen, Taiwan; Jen Sheng, Taiwan; Kozakai Seiyaku, Japan; Li Ta, Taiwan; Long Shine, Taiwan; Root, Taiwan; Shun Sheng, Taiwan; Sinphar, Taiwan; Sinton, Taiwan; The Central, Taiwan; Union, Taiwan; Yang Sheng, Taiwan; Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Noscapine Eipico
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Noscapine-Shenyang First Pharm
    Shenyang First Pharmaceutical Factory, China
  • Noscotin
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Noscough [+ Guaifenesin]
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Nospine
    Update, Taiwan
  • Nurcough
    AND, Taiwan
  • Pacoalon
    Hua Shin, Taiwan
  • Pulbronc NF Adultos [+ Fenoterol, + Ammonium Chloride]
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Pulbronc NF Niños [+ Fenoterol, + Ammonium Chloride] [pediatric]
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Sekiel [+ Methylephedrine ]
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Tossamin plus [+ Codeine, + Methylephedrine, + Diphenhydramine]
    Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland
  • Tuscalman A [+ Guaifenesin]
    Dms Farmaceutici, Lebanon; Sit Desma, Peru
  • Tuscalman B [+ Guaifenesin]
    Dms Farmaceutici, Lebanon; Sit Desma, Peru
  • Tusscapine
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Tussisedal [+ Promethazine]
    Elerte, Lebanon; Elerte, Paraguay
  • Abcot
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Bisolnex
    Sanofi-Aventis Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Boots Pharmaceuticals Hoestdrank Noscapine HCl
    Alliance Healthcare Nederland, Netherlands
  • Brosolin [+ Guaifenesin]
    Mepha, Kuwait
  • Etos Noscapine HCl
    Etos, Netherlands
  • Fluitussin
    Zambon, Netherlands
  • Hoestdrank Noscapine HCl HPT
    Healthypharm, Netherlands; Nederlandse Drogisterij Service, Netherlands
  • Korfan
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Kruidvat Noscapine HCl
    Marel Benelux, Netherlands
  • Livsane Noscapine HCl
    Brocacef, Netherlands
  • Natterman Noscasan
    Vemedia, Netherlands
  • Nosca Mereprine
    Novum Pharma, Belgium
  • Nosca Mereprine 15mg
    Novum, Luxembourg
  • Noscaflex Expectorans [+ Guaifenesin]
    Kela, Belgium
  • Noscapine HCl Apotex
    Apotex Nederland, Netherlands
  • Noscapine HCl Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Noscapine HCl Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Noscapinehydrochloride Samenwerkende Apothekers
    Samenwerkende Apothekers Nederland, Netherlands
  • Noskapin
    Takeda, Norway
  • Noskapin Dak
    Takeda Pharma, Denmark
  • Roter Noscapect
    Vemedia, Netherlands
  • Sincapin
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Spasmofen [+ Scopolamine, + Codeine, + Morphine, + Papaverine]
    Meda, Sweden
  • Tapsin Dia [+ Ascorbic Acid, + Caffeine, + Paracetamol]
    Maver, Chile
  • Tuscalman
    Desma, Spain
  • Tuscalman [+ Guaifenesine]
    Laboratorio Farmaceutico, Austria; Swiss Serum & Vaccine, Kuwait
  • Tuscalman A [+ Guaifenesin]
    Desma Healthcare, Switzerland
  • Tuscalman B [+ Guaifenesin]
    Desma Healthcare, Switzerland
  • Tussanil-N 15mg Kind [pediatric]
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Tussanil-N 30mg
    Verfora SA, Switzerland
  • Tussanil-N 7.5mg Kleinkinder [pediatric]
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Vicks noscapinehydrochloride
    Procter & Gamble Nederland, Netherlands
  • Nitepax
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Tussisédal [+ Promethazine]
    Elerté, France


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

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