Etifoxine Hydrochloride

Etifoxine Hydrochloride

Drug Nomenclature

Date of monograph revision: 28-May-1998; 29-Jun-2000; 13-Nov-2001; 06-Jan-2004; 22-Jun-2006
Synonyms: Etifoxin Hydrochloride; Etifoxina, hidrocloruro de; Hoe-36801
BAN: Etifoxine Hydrochloride [BANM]
INN: Etifoxine Hydrochloride [rINNM (en)]
INN: Hidrocloruro de etifoxina [rINNM (es)]
INN: Étifoxine, Chlorhydrate d' [rINNM (fr)]
INN: Etifoxini Hydrochloridum [rINNM (la)]
INN: Етифоксина Гидрохлорид [rINNM (ru)]
Chemical name: 6-Chloro-4-methyl-4-phenyl-3,1-benzoxazin-2-yl(ethyl)amine hydrochloride
Molecular formula: C17H17ClN2O,HCl =337.2
CAS: 21715-46-8 (etifoxine); 56776-32-0 (etifoxine hydrochloride)
ATC code: N05BX03
Chemical Structure of Etifoxine

Chemical Structure of Etifoxine

Drug Profile

Etifoxine hydrochloride is an anxiolytic used for the short-term treatment of anxiety (Go to Anxiety disorders). It is given by mouth in usual doses of 150 or 200 mg daily in 2 or 3 divided doses.


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