Ambroxol

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

R05CB06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0018683-91-5

Chemical Formula

C13-H18-Br2-N2-O

Molecular Weight

378

Therapeutic Categories

Expectorant

Mucolytic agent

Chemical Name

trans-4-[(2-Amino-3,5-dibromobenzyl)amino]cyclohexanol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Ambroxolum (Latin)
  • Ambroxol (German)
  • Ambroxol (French)
  • Ambroxol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ambroxol (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Ambroxolo (OS: DCIT)
  • UNII-200168S0CL (IS)
  • Acebrofillin (IS)
  • Ambroxol Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • NA 872 (IS: Thomae)
  • UNII-CC995ZMV90 (IS)
  • Ambroxol (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ambroxol Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011)
  • Ambroxol hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ambroxolhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ambroxoli hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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