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Ractopamine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0097825-25-7

Chemical Formula

C18-H23-N-O3

Molecular Weight

301

Therapeutic Category

Growth stimulant

Chemical Names

(R*,R*)-(+-)-4-Hydroxy-α-[[[3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropyl]amino]metyl]benzenemetanol

(+-)-p-hydroxy-α-[[[3-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropyl]amino]metyl]benzyl alcohol (WHO)

(+-)-R*-p-Hydroxy-α-[[[(R*)-3-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropyl]amino]metyl]benzyl alcohol

(+-)-1-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-[3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropylamino]etanol (IUPAC)

1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-[1-metyl-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-propylamino]etanol

4-Hydroxy-α-[[[3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropyl]amino]metyl]benzenemetanol

Benzenemetanol, 4-hydroxy-α-(((3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-metylpropyl)amino)metyl)-

N-[2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-hydroxyetyl]-1-metyl-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propylamine

Foreign Names

  • Ractopaminum (Latin)
  • Ractopamin (German)
  • Ractopamine (French)
  • Ractopamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Actogain (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Actogain 45 plus Rumensin plus MGA (Ractopamine and Monensin, + Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Actogain 45 plus Rumensin plus Tylovet 100 plus MGA (Ractopamine and Monensin, + Tylosin, + Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Actogain plus Rumensin (Ractopamine and Monensin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Engain (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Engain plus Tylan (Ractopamine and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Optaflexx / Rumensin (Ractopamine and Monensin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Optaflexx (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Paylean / Tylan (Ractopamine and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Paylean (veterinary use)
    Elanco, New Zealand; Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Paylean plus Tylovet (Ractopamine and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Topmax (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Topmax plus Coban (Ractopamine and Monensin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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