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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Names

1,3-Bis[1-(7-chlor-4-chinolyl)-4'-piperazinyl]propan (IUPAC)




Quinoline, 4,4'-(1,3-propanediyldi-4,1-piperazinediyl)bis(7-chloro- (9CI)

Quinoline, 4,4'-(trimetylenedi-4,1-piperazinediyl)bis(7-chloro)-

Foreign Names

  • Piperaquini (Latin)
  • Piperaquin (German)
  • Piperaquina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • 5-23-03-00072 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • BRN 0905079 (IS)
  • Piperaquinoline (IS)
  • 13228-RP (IS)
  • Piperaquine tetraphosphate tetrahydrate (IS)
  • PQP (IS)

Brand Names

  • Eurartesim [+ Artenimol]
    Alfasigma S.p.A, Netherlands; Sigma-Tau, Lithuania; Sigma-Tau Industrie, Cyprus
  • An Li Kang [+ Artenimol, + Trimethoprim]
    Tong He Pharm, China
  • Armiqin [+ Artemisinin]
    PharmEvo, Pakistan
  • Artequik [+ Artemisinin]
    Artepharm, Tanzania
  • Dimisinex [+ Artemisinin]
    NeoNexus, Pakistan
  • Eurartesim [+ Artenimol]
    Alfasigma Portugal, Portugal; Logixx Pharma Solutions, United Kingdom; Sigma-tau, Germany; Sigma-tau, Estonia; Sigma-tau, Spain; Sigma-tau, France; Sigma-tau, Poland; Sigma-tau, Sweden; Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, Greece; Sigma-tau Pharma Belgium, Belgium
  • Ke Tai Fu [+ Dihydroartemisinin]
    Huali Nanhu Pharmaceutical, China


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

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