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Tapentadol

In the US, Tapentadol (tapentadol systemic) is a member of the drug class narcotic analgesics and is used to treat Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Pain.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N02AX06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0175591-23-8

Chemical Formula

C14-H23-N-O

Molecular Weight

221

Therapeutic Category

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

3-[(1R,2R)-3-(dimetylamino)-1-etyl-2-metylpropyl]phenol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Tapentadolum (Latin)
  • Tapentadol (German)
  • Tapentadol (French)
  • Tapentadol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tapentadol (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • BN 200 (IS)
  • CG5503 (IS)
  • UNII-H8A007M585 (IS)
  • Tapentadol Hydrochloride (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • R-331333 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Dol-Proxyvon
    Wockhardt, India
  • Palexia
    Grünenthal, Lithuania; Grünenthal, Latvia; Grünenthal, Poland; Stada, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Palexia retard
    Grünenthal, Lithuania; Grünenthal, Poland; Grünenthal, Slovakia; Stada, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Palexis
    Grünenthal Chilena, Chile
  • Palexis Retard
    Grünenthal Chilena, Chile
  • Tapcynta
    Macleods, India
  • Nucynta
    Janssen Pharma, United States
  • Nucynta CR
    Janssen, Canada
  • Nucynta ER
    Janssen Pharma, United States
  • Nucynta Extended-Release
    Janssen, Canada
  • Nucynta IR
    Janssen, Canada
  • Paintadol
    Andic, India
  • Palexia
    Grunenthal, Bulgaria; Grunenthal, Malta; Grünenthal, Belgium; Grünenthal, Switzerland; Grünenthal, Germany; Grünenthal, Denmark; Grünenthal, Estonia; Grünenthal, Spain; Grünenthal, United Kingdom; Grünenthal, Ireland; Grünenthal, Mexico; Grünenthal, Netherlands; Grünenthal, Norway; Grünenthal, Portugal; Grünenthal Italia, Italy; Grunenthal Sweden, Sweden; Janssen-Cilag, Israel
  • Palexia Depot
    Grünenthal, Norway; Grünenthal Denmark, Denmark; Grunenthal Sweden, Sweden
  • Palexia retard
    Grunenthal, Malta; Grünenthal, Austria; Grünenthal, Switzerland; Grünenthal, Germany; Grünenthal, Estonia; Grünenthal, Mexico; Grünenthal, Netherlands; Grünenthal, Portugal
  • Palexia SR
    Grunenthal, Ireland; Grünenthal, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Israel
  • Pentadol
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Vorth-TP
    Glenmark, India
  • Yantil
    Grünenthal, Belgium; Grünenthal, Netherlands
  • Yantil retard
    Esteve, Spain; Grünenthal, Germany; Grünenthal, Netherlands; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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
WHOWorld Health Organization

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