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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Treatment of peptic ulcer

Chemical Name

6,10,14,18, Tetrametyl-5,9,13,17-nonadecatetraen-2-one, mixture of (5E,9E,13E) and (5Z,9E,13E) isomers

Foreign Names

  • Teprenonum (Latin)
  • Teprenon (German)
  • Teprenone (French)
  • Teprenona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Teprenone (OS: JAN)
  • Geranylgeranylacetone (IS)
  • Teprenone (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Antagostin
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Antagostin 10%
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Demunaron
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Demunaron 10%
    Tsuruhara Seiyaku Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Purubex
    Eisai, Indonesia
  • Selbex
    Eisai, China; Eisai, Japan; Eisai, Myanmar; Eisai, Thailand
  • Selbex 10%
    Eisai, Japan
  • Seltepnon
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Seltepnon 10%
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Teprenone
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Teprenone 10%
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • With
    Samjin, South Korea


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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