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Rivastigmine

In the US, Rivastigmine (rivastigmine systemic) is a member of the drug class cholinesterase inhibitors and is used to treat Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson's Disease.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06DA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0123441-03-2

Chemical Formula

C14-H22-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

250

Therapeutic Categories

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemical Name

(-)-m-[(S)-1-(Dimetylamino)etyl]phenyl etylmetylcarbamate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Rivastigminum (Latin)
  • Rivastigmin (German)
  • Rivastigmine (French)
  • Rivastigmina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rivastigmine (OS: BAN, DCF, USAN, JAN)
  • ENA 713 (IS: Sandoz)
  • SDZ 212-713 (IS: Sandoz)
  • SDZ-ENA 713 (IS: Sandoz)
  • Rivastigmin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rivastigmine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Rivastigminum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rivastigmine Hydrogen Tartrate (OS: BANM)
  • Rivastigmin hydrogentartrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rivastigmine (tartrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rivastigmine Hydrogen Tartrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Rivastigmine hydrogen tartrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rivastigmine Tartrate (PH: USP 38)
  • Rivastigmini hydrogenotartras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
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
WHOWorld Health Organization

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