What does "HCL" stand for after the drug name? For example: Methadone HCL 10 MG Tablet?
- 5 Jan 2010 by lmcollins
- hairy cell leukemia, methadone
5 Jan 2010
It stands for Hydrochloride. Most drugs have HCL following the drug name. Hope this helps!
27 Jan 2013
HCL(acid) is the hydrochloride form but more importantly the answer you seek concerns "is the acid form best for your application" HCL is the converted form of many compounds for shelf life extension and durability. HCL's are actually poor versions of their former self.
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