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In the US, Pramipexole (pramipexole systemic) is a member of the drug class dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents and is used to treat Parkinson's Disease, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, Restless Legs Syndrome and Tardive Dyskinesia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Dopamine agonist

Chemical Name

2,6-Benzotiazolediamine, 4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-N⁶-propyl-

Foreign Names

  • Pramipexolum (Latin)
  • Pramipexol (German)
  • Pramipexole (French)
  • Pramipexol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pramipexole (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN)
  • SUD 919 CL 24 (IS)
  • U 98528 E (IS: Upjohn)
  • Pramipexole Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • Pramipexole Hydrochloride Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • PNU 98528 (IS: PharmaciaUpjoh)
  • SND 919 Cl 2Y (IS: Boehringer Ingelheim)
  • Pramipexoldihydrochlorid-Monohydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Pramipexole (dichlorhydrate de) monohydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Pramipexole Dihydrochloride (PH: USP 38)
  • Pramipexole Dihydrochloride Monohydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Pramipexole dihydrochloride monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Pramipexoli dihydrochloridum monohydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


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