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Vigabatrin

In the US, Vigabatrin (vigabatrin systemic) is a member of the drug class gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs and is used to treat Epilepsy, Seizure Prevention and Seizures.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N03AG04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0060643-86-9

Chemical Formula

C6-H11-N-O2

Molecular Weight

129

Therapeutic Category

Antiepileptic agent

Chemical Name

5-Hexenoic acid, 4-amino-

Foreign Names

  • Vigabatrinum (Latin)
  • Vigabatrin (German)
  • Vigabatrine (French)
  • Vigabatrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vigabatrin (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Vigabatrine (OS: DCF)
  • MDL 71754 (IS: MerrellDow)
  • RMI 71754 (IS: Merrell)
  • þ-Vinyl-GABA (IS)
  • Vigabatrin (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Vigabatrine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vigabatrinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Sabril
    Aventis, Poland; Benta, Lebanon; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Lundbeck, Canada; Lundbeck, United States; Marion Merell, Oman; Marion Merrell, Tunisia; Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, Chile; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi-Aventis, Argentina; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Sabrilan
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Sabrilex
    Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Hoechst-Biotika, Lithuania

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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