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Selegiline

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

In the US, Selegiline (selegiline systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors and is used to treat ADHD, Depression, Major Depressive Disorder and Parkinson's Disease.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N04BD01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0014611-51-9

Chemical Formula

C13-H17-N

Molecular Weight

187

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Inhibitor of monoamin oxidase type B (MAO-B)

Chemical Name

Benzeneetanamine, N,α-dimetyl-N-2-propynyl-, (R)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Selegilina (OS: DCIT)
  • Selegiline (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Sélégiline (OS: DCF)
  • E 250 (IS)
  • L-Deprenalin (IS)
  • L-Deprenil (IS)
  • L-Deprenyl (IS)
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • Sélégiline (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Selegiline hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Selegilinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Seligilini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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