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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiepileptic agent (adjunct)

Chemical Names

Carbamic acid, [2-amino-4-[[(4-fluoro-phenyl)metyl]amino]phenyl]-etyl ester (USAN)

Etyl 2-amino-4-[(p-fluorobenzyl)amino]carbanilate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Retigabinum (Latin)
  • Retigabin (German)
  • RĂ©tigabine (French)
  • Retigabina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ezogabine (OS: USAN)
  • Retigabine (OS: BAN)
  • AWD21-360 (IS)
  • D-23129 (IS)
  • GKE-841 (IS)
  • GW-582892X (IS)
  • UNII-12G01I6BBU (IS)
  • WAY-143841 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Potiga
    GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Trobalt
    Glaxo Group, Austria; Glaxo Group, Hungary; Glaxo Group, Lithuania; Glaxo Group, Poland; Glaxo Group, Romania; Glaxo Group, Slovenia; Glaxo Group, Slovakia; Glaxo Wellcome, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; GSK, Belgium; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina

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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