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Pizotifen (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antimigraine agent

Serotonin receptor antagonist

Chemical Name

Piperidine, 4-(9,10-dihydro-4H-benzo[4,5]cyclohepta[1,2-b]tien-4-ylidene)-1-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Pizotifenum (Latin)
  • Pizotifen (German)
  • Pizotifène (French)
  • Pizotifeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pizotifen (OS: BAN)
  • Pizotifène (OS: DCF)
  • Pizotyline (OS: USAN)
  • BC-105 (IS)
  • Litec (IS)
  • Polomigran (IS)
  • Pizotifen Malate (OS: BANM)
  • Pizotifen(hydroxysuccinat) (IS)
  • Pizotifen Malate (PH: BP 2018)

Brand Names

  • Antigrain
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Antigrain TS
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Apitofen
    Shaphaco, Kuwait
  • APPI-D
    DEEF, Oman
  • Bozo
    T.Man, Thailand
  • Lysagor
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Migofen
    Techno Drugs, Bangladesh
  • Mosegor
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Pifen
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Pitofen
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Pizo-A
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Pizofen
    Navana, Bangladesh; Simed, Tunisia
  • Pizofen-TS
    Navana, Bangladesh
  • Pizogran
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Pizotifen - Ge Lin Bio
    Ge Lin Biology Pharm Group, China
  • Pizotifen - Yongning Pharm
    Yong Ning Pharm, China
  • Pizotifene Simed
    Simed, Tunisia
  • Pizotifen-Sine Pharm
    Sine Pharmaceutical, China
  • Sandomigran
    Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis AH, South Africa
  • Sandomigrin
    Novartis Healthcare A/S, Iceland
  • Zofen
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Zofen TS
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Zonil
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Zonil-TS
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Acugrain
    CCM Duopharma Biotech, Malaysia
  • Avidro
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Cestonil
    Raazee, Pakistan
  • D-Fen
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Lematite
    Laema Chemi Pharma, Pakistan
  • Migranil
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Mor-Vita
    Duopharma M Sdn Bhd, Philippines
  • Mosegor
    Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Pakistan; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; SANDOZ, Philippines
  • Mozifen-EF
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Neosegor
    Neomedix, Pakistan
  • Pizomed
    Medifive, Thailand
  • Pizotifen
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Fannin UK, United Kingdom; Rivopharm UK, United Kingdom
  • Sandomigran
    AFT, New Zealand; AFT Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis Farma, Italy; Phoenix Labs, Netherlands
  • Sandomigran DS
    Paladin, Canada
  • Sandomigrin
    Novartis, Denmark
  • Sanmigran
    CSP, France


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
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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