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Vecuronium Bromide

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Peripherally acting, non-depolarizing muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

Piperidinium, 1-[(2β,3α,5α,16β,17β)-3,17-bis(acetyloxy)-2-(1-piperidinyl)androstan-16-yl]-1-metyl-, bromide

Foreign Names

  • Vecuronii Bromidum (Latin)
  • Vecuronium bromid (German)
  • Bromure de Vécuronium (French)
  • Bromuro de vecuronio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vecuronio bromuro (OS: DCIT)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • NC 45 (IS)
  • Necuronium bromide (IS)
  • Org NC 45 (IS)
  • Vecuronii bromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Vecuronium bromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alnorcon
    Alapis Pharma, Greece
  • Blok-L
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Bromuro De Vecuronio Coll Farma
    Coll, Spain
  • Bromuro Vecuronio Vitalis
    Vitalis, Ecuador
  • Ecron
    Pharos/Korea United Pharm, Indonesia
  • Galaren
    Fada Pharma, Argentina
  • Gobbicuronio
    Gobbi-Novag, Argentina
  • International Apex Vecuronium Bromide
    International Apex, Philippines
  • Musculax
    MSD, Japan
  • Muscurate
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Muscuron
    Pharmaplan, South Africa
  • Nodescrón
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Norcuron
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovakia; MSD, China; MSD France, France; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; MSD SHARP & DOHME, Germany; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Greece; Organon, Israel; Organon, India; Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Portugal; Organon, Serbia; Organon, United States; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Croatia (Hrvatska); Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Serbia
  • Nor-Q
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Noruvec
    Huons, Philippines
  • Rivecrum
    Rivero, Argentina
  • Vecural
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Vecurnis
    Neiss, India
  • Vecurol
    Demo, Greece
  • Vecuron
    ACI, Bangladesh; Scott-Cassara, Argentina; Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Vecuronio Bromuro Vitalis
    Vitalis, Colombia; Vitalis, Dominican Republic; Vitalis, Guatemala; Vitalis, Nicaragua; Vitalis, El Salvador
  • Vecuronio Northia
    Northia, Argentina
  • Vecuronium Inresa
    Inresa, Germany; Inresa, Malta
  • Vencuron
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Verunium
    AHPL, India
  • Xian Lin
    Xianju, China


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
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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