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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(7R,8S)-N-[(5- tert-Butyl-2-methoxyphenyl)methyl]-7-[di(phenyl)methyl]-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-8-amine
CAS number  ?
ATCvet code QA04AD90
PubChem 23724948
Chemical data
Formula C 32H40N2O 
Mol. mass 468.67 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status veterinary prescription only
Routes Oral, subcutaneous

Maropitant (Cerenia (US)), used as maropitant citrate (USAN), is a neurokinin (NK1) receptor antagonist, which was developed by Pfizer Animal Health specifically for the treatment of motion sickness and vomiting in dogs. It has not been approved by the FDA for use in any animal except dogs. It was approved for use on February 2007.

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