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In the US, Roflumilast (roflumilast systemic) is a member of the drug class selective phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors and is used to treat COPD and COPD - Maintenance.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiasthmatic agent

Chemical Names

3-(cyclopropylmetoxy)-N-(3,5-dichloro-4-pyridyl)-4-(difluorometoxy)=benzamide (WHO)

3-(Cyclopropylmetoxy)-N-(3,5-dichlorpyrid-4-yl)-4-(difluormetoxy)benzamid (IUPAC)

Benzamide, 3-(cyclopropylmetoxy)-N-(3,5-dichloro-4-pyridinyl)-4-(difluorometoxy)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Roflumilastum (Latin)
  • Roflumilast (German)
  • Roflumilast (French)
  • Roflumilast (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Roflumilast (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • B9032-107 (IS)
  • BY217 (IS: Byk Gulden)
  • BYK20869 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Daliresp
    Forest, United States; Nycomed, Lithuania; Takeda, Cyprus; Takeda, Israel; Takeda, Poland
  • Daxas
    Daewon Pharmaceutical, South Korea; Nycomed, Argentina; Nycomed, Czech Republic; Nycomed, Germany; Nycomed, Spain; Nycomed, Georgia; Nycomed, Croatia (Hrvatska); Nycomed, Lithuania; Nycomed, Philippines; Nycomed, Romania; Nycomed, Serbia; Nycomed, Turkey; Takeda, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Takeda, Colombia; Takeda, Finland; Takeda, Greece; Takeda, Hong Kong; Takeda, Indonesia; Takeda, Ireland; Takeda, Iceland; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Lebanon; Takeda, Malaysia; Takeda, Norway; Takeda, Poland; Takeda, Slovenia; Takeda, Slovakia; Takeda, Thailand; Takeda, South Africa; Takeda Canada, Canada; Takeda Pharma, Austria; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda Pharma, Denmark; Takeda Pharma, Sweden; Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Russian Federation; Takeda UK, United Kingdom
  • Daxxas
    Takeda México, Mexico
  • Libertek
    Nycomed, Spain; Nycomed, Lithuania; Nycomed, Portugal; Takeda, Netherlands; Takeda, Poland
  • Roxair
    Incepta, Bangladesh


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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