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In the US, Zaleplon (zaleplon systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Insomnia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hypnotic agent

Chemical Names

2Acetamide, N-(3-(3-cyanopyrazolo(1,5-alpha)pyrimidin-7-yl)phenyl)-N-etyl-

Acetamide, N-(3-(3-cyanopyrazolo(1,5-alpha)pyrimidin-7-yl)phenyl)-N-etyl-

Foreign Names

  • Zaleplonum (Latin)
  • Zaleplon (German)
  • Zaléplone (French)
  • Zaleplon (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Zaleplon (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Zaléplone (OS: DCF)
  • Cl 284846 (IS: Lederle)
  • L 846 (IS: Cyanamid)
  • LJC 10846 (IS: Cyanamid)
  • Zaleplon (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • An Ji Xin
    Haini Medicine, China
  • An Wei De
    Sibao Pharmaceutical, China
  • An Yun
    Sinoway Pharmaceutical, China
  • Andante
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation
  • Bai Jie Min
    Mei Luo Pharmaceutical, China
  • En Nuo Xin
    Nhwa, China
  • Eplon
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • He Bang Li An
    Hebang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hegon
    Beta, Argentina
  • Hipnodem
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Hui Ning
    Pacific, China
  • Hui Te Ning
    Hansoh Pharmaceutical, China
  • Morfeo
    Adamed, Poland
  • Qu Ning
    SL Pharm, China
  • Rui Chen
    Liangfu Pharmaceutical, China
  • Si Mei
    Haibin, China
  • Si Te Chang Jia
    Meijisi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Siesta
    Andalous, Egypt
  • Siweitan
    Watson, China
  • Sleep Aid
    October Pharma, Egypt
  • Somna
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sonata
    Meda, Denmark; Meda, Finland; Meda, Ireland; Meda, Italy; Meda, Poland; Meda, Sweden; Pfizer U.S., United States; Meda, Lithuania; Meda, Portugal; MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Tong An Qi
    Zhuhai Xingtong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Zalosed
    epci, Egypt
  • Zalpilo
    Micro Synchro, India
  • Zan
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska); Belupo, Serbia; Farmavita, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Zerene
    Meda, Lithuania


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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