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In the US, Sugammadex (sugammadex systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous central nervous system agents and is used to treat Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade and Reversal of Nondepolarizing Muscle Relaxants.

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Pharmaceutic aid

Chemical Name

Cyclooctakis-(1->4)-[6-S-(2-carboxyetyl)-6-tio-α-D-glucopyranosyl] (IUPAC, WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Sugammadexum (Latin)
  • Sugammadex (German)
  • Sugammadex (French)
  • Sugammadex (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bridion
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Cyprus; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Iceland; MSD, Peru; MSD, Thailand; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; MSD Pharma, Hungary; N.V. Organon, Georgia; Organon, Slovakia; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Costa Rica; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Dominican Republic; MSD, Finland; MSD, Guatemala; MSD, Honduras; MSD, Ireland; MSD, Japan; MSD, Nicaragua; MSD, Norway; MSD, Panama; MSD, Sweden; MSD, El Salvador; MSD Belgium, Belgium; N.V. Organon, Macedonia; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Schering-Plough, Australia


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
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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