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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Prokinetic agent

Serotonin 5HTâ‚„-receptor agonist

Chemical Name

4-amino-5-chloro-2,3-dihydro-N-[1-(3-metoxypropyl)-4-piperidyl]-7-benzofurancarboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Prucalopridum (Latin)
  • Prucaloprid (German)
  • Prucalopride (French)
  • Prucaloprida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Prucalopride (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • R-093877 (IS)
  • UNII-0A09IUW5TP (IS)
  • Prucalopride Succinate (OS: USAN)
  • R-108512 (IS)
  • UNII-4V2G75E1CK (IS)

Brand Names

  • Prucalex
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Pruval
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Resolor
    Janssen, Lebanon; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Israel; Movetis, Lithuania; Opopharma, Switzerland; Remedia, Croatia (Hrvatska); Shire, Germany; Shire, Denmark; Shire, Greece; Shire, Norway; Shire, Poland; Shire, Slovakia; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Sweden; Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB, Portugal; Shire Italia, Italy; Shire Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Austria
  • Resotrans
    Janssen, Australia; Janssen, New Zealand
  • Resolor
    Shire, Belgium; Shire, Spain; Shire, Finland; Shire, France; Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Ireland; Xian Janssen, China; Janssen, Thailand
  • Resotran
    Janssen, Canada
  • Resotrans
    Janssen-Cilag, Mexico

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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