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Systematic (IUPAC) name
ATCvet code QA04AD90
PubChem CID 23724948
Chemical data
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Mol. mass 468.67 g/mol
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.[citation needed] It was approved for use on February 2007.

See also

  • Aprepitant
  • Casopitant
  • Fosaprepitant
  • L-733,060
  • Vestipitant



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