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In the US, Sildenafil (sildenafil systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: agents for pulmonary hypertension, impotence agents and is used to treat Erectile Dysfunction, Pulmonary Hypertension and Sexual Dysfunction - SSRI Induced.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Peripheral vasodilator

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor

Chemical Name

Piperazine, 1-[[3-(6,7-dihydro-1-metyl-7-oxo-3-propyl-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)-4-etoxyphenyl]sulfonyl]-4-metyl-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Sildenafil (OS: BAN)
  • Sildénafil (OS: DCF)
  • UK 92480 (IS)
  • Sildenafil Citrate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • UK 92480-10 (IS)
  • Sildénafil (citrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sildenafil citrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sildenafil Citrate (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Sildenafil citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sildenafili citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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