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Papaverine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Papaverine (papaverine systemic) is a member of the drug class peripheral vasodilators and is used to treat Vasospasm.

US matches:

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A03AD01,G04BE02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000058-74-2

Chemical Formula

C20-H21-N-O4

Molecular Weight

339

Therapeutic Categories

Vasodilator

Spasmolytic agent

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Chemical Name

Isoquinoline, 1-[(3,4-dimetoxyphenyl)metyl]-6,7-dimetoxy-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Papaverine (OS: BAN)
  • Papavérine (OS: DCF)
  • Papaverine Hydrochloride (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Papavérine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Papaverine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Papaverine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Papaverinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Papaverini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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