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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiasthmatic agent

Anti-inflammatory agent

Leukotrien receptor antagonist

Chemical Names


N-[4-Oxo-2-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)-4H-1-benzopyran-8-yl]-p-(4-phenylbutoxy)benzamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pranlukastum (Latin)
  • Pranlukast (German)
  • Pranlukast (French)
  • Pranlukast (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Azlaire
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Schering-Plough, Ecuador
  • Prakanon
    Yuhan, South Korea
  • Pranlukast - Hengrui Medicine
    HengRui Medicine, China
  • Pranlux
    Neutec Inhaler, Turkey
  • Azlaire
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Schering-Plough, Venezuela
  • Citus
    Sama Pharmaceuticals, South Korea
  • Ofran
    Sungwon Adcock, South Korea
  • Onon
    Dong-A, South Korea; Ono Yakuhin, Japan
  • Onon 10%
    Ono Yakuhin, Japan
  • Pranair
    SK Chemical Life Science, South Korea
  • Pranlukast
    Alfresa Pharma, Japan; Ceolia Pharma, Japan; Daiko Seiyaku, Japan; Kobayashi Kako, Japan; Mylan Seiyaku, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Shiono Kemikaru, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Yakuhan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Pranlukast 10%
    Alfresa Pharma, Japan; Daiko Seiyaku, Japan; Mylan Seiyaku, Japan; Nihon Generic, Japan; Nipro, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Pranlukast DS 10%
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan; Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Ohara Yakuhin, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Takata Pharmaceutical, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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