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Pipecuronium Bromide



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant, peripherally acting

Chemical Name

Piperazinium, 4,4'-[(2β,3α,5α,16β,17β)-3,17-bis(acetyloxy)androstane-2,16-diyl]bis[1,1-dimetyl-, dibromide

Foreign Names

  • Pipecuronii Bromidum (Latin)
  • Pipecuronium bromid (German)
  • Bromure de Pipécuronium (French)
  • Bromuro de pipecuronio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pipecuronium Bromide (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • RGH 1106 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Arduan
    Gedeon Richter, Bangladesh; Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, China; Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Estonia; Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Gedeon Richter, Slovakia
  • Arduan 4 mg
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Pycuron
    Techno Drugs, Bangladesh


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
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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