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Pimobendan

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0074150-27-9

Chemical Formula

C19-H18-N4-O2

Molecular Weight

334

Therapeutic Categories

Cardiac stimulant

Phosphodiesterase inhibitor

Coronary vasodilator

Treatment of heart failure

Chemical Name

4,5-Dihydro-6-[2-(p-metoxyphenyl)-5-benzimidazolyl]-5-metyl-3(2H)-pyridazinone

Foreign Names

  • Pimobendanum (Latin)
  • Pimobendan (German)
  • Pimobendane (French)
  • Pimobendan (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pimobendan (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • dl-Pimobendan (IS)
  • UD-CG 115 BS (Thomae) (IS)
  • Pimobendan (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9.5, USP 41)
  • Pimobendanum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.5)

Brand Names

  • Acardi
    Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan
  • Cardisure [veterinary use]
    Albrecht, Germany; Dechra, Norway; Dechra, Sweden; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; Eurovet Animal Health, Belgium; Eurovet Animal Health, Ireland; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom; Faunapharma, Finland; Selectavet, Germany
  • Cardisure 1,25 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Cardisure 1,25mg dla psow [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Poland
  • Cardisure 1.25mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Cardisure 10 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Cardisure 10mg dla psow [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Poland
  • Cardisure 10mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Cardisure 2,5 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Cardisure 2,5mg dla psow [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Poland
  • Cardisure 2.5mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Cardisure 5 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Cardisure 5mg dla psow [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Poland
  • Cardisure 5mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Fortekor Plus [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Estonia; Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Germany; Elanco Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Elanco Europe, Iceland; Elanco Europe, Poland; Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Fortekor Plus 1.25/2.5mg for Dogs [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Fortekor Plus 1.25/2.5mg voor honden [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands
  • Fortekor Plus 1.25mg/2.5mg [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Tiergesundheit AG, Switzerland
  • Fortekor Plus 1.25mg/2.5mg für Hunde [+ Benazepril] For dogs [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Austria
  • Fortekor Plus 5 mg/10 mg für Hunde [+ Benazepril] For dogs [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Austria
  • Fortekor Plus 5/10 mg voor honden [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands
  • Fortekor Plus 5mg/10mg [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Tiergesundheit AG, Switzerland
  • Fortekor Plus 5mg/10mg for Dogs [+ Benazepril] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Pimobendan
    Toa Eiyo, Japan
  • Pimobendan Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Iceland
  • Pimocard [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Estonia; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • Pimocard 1.25 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Pimocard 10 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Pimocard 2.5 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Pimocard 5 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Pimovita [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland
  • Vetmedin [veterinary use]
    Boehringer, South Africa; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vet, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim Vet, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Estonia; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States; Boehrvet BI-Vetmedica, Germany; Vetcare, Finland
  • Vetmedin 0.75 mg/ml [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France
  • Vetmedin 0.75 mg/ml for Dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Vetmedin 0.75 mg/ml Für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Vetmedin 0.75 mg/ml für Hunde For dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria
  • Vetmedin 0.75 mg/ml voor honden [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands
  • Vetmedin 1,25 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria
  • Vetmedin 1,25mg dla psow For dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland
  • Vetmedin 1.25 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands
  • Vetmedin 1.25mg for Dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Vetmedin 1.25mg Für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Vetmedin 1.25mg pour chiens [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France
  • Vetmedin 10 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria
  • Vetmedin 10 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands
  • Vetmedin 10mg dla psow For dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland
  • Vetmedin 10mg Für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Vetmedin 10mg pour chiens [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France
  • Vetmedin 2,5 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria
  • Vetmedin 2,5mg dla psow For dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland
  • Vetmedin 2.5 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands
  • Vetmedin 2.5mg [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Estonia
  • Vetmedin 2.5mg for Dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Vetmedin 2.5mg Für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Vetmedin 2.5mg pour chiens [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France
  • Vetmedin 5 mg für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria
  • Vetmedin 5 mg voor honden [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands
  • Vetmedin 5mg [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Estonia
  • Vetmedin 5mg dla psow For dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Poland
  • Vetmedin 5mg for Dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Vetmedin 5mg Für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Vetmedin 5mg pour chiens [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France
  • Vetmedin for Dogs [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animals, New Zealand
  • Vetmedin S [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Estonia
  • Vetmedin vet [veterinary use]
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Iceland
  • Zelys [veterinary use]
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
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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