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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-╬▒-D-glucopyranosyl] (IUPAC, WHO)

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bridion
    Merck, Iceland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Cyprus; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Romania; MSD, Thailand; MSD Argentina, Argentina; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; MSD Polska, Poland; Organon, Georgia; Organon, Israel; Organon, Peru; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, Tunisia; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Merck Sharp & Dohme Asia, Vietnam
  • Bridion 100 mg/ml
    MSD Pharma, Hungary
  • Bridion
    Merck, Brazil; Merck Canada, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Greece; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; MSD, Costa Rica; MSD, Czech Republic; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Dominican Republic; MSD, Finland; MSD, France; MSD, Guatemala; MSD, Honduras; MSD, Ireland; MSD, Japan; MSD, Nicaragua; MSD, Norway; MSD, Panama; MSD, Sweden; MSD, El Salvador; MSD Belgium, Belgium; MSD Belgium, Luxembourg; N.V. Organon, Macedonia; N.V. Organon, Serbia; Organon, United States
  • Bridion 100 mg/ml
    Gr├╝nenthal, Germany; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria
  • Bridion 200mg/2ml
    MSD, Switzerland
  • Bridion 500mg/5ml
    MSD, Switzerland


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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