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Xylazine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007361-61-7

Chemical Formula

C12-H16-N2-S

Molecular Weight

220

Therapeutic Categories

Sedative agent

Analgesic agent

Muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

4H-1,3-tiazin-2-amine, N-(2,6-dimetylphenyl)-5,6-dihydro-

Foreign Names

  • Xylazinum (Latin)
  • Xylazin (German)
  • Xylazine (French)
  • Xilazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Xylazine (OS: BAN)
  • Bayer 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (PH: USP 41)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Bay Va 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (chlorhydrate de) pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (PH: BP vet. 2018, USP 41)
  • Xylazine hydrochloride for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Xylazinhydrochlorid für Tiere (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Xylazini hydrochloridum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
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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