Biotin

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

In the US, Biotin (biotin systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat Dietary Supplementation.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A11HA05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000058-85-5

Chemical Formula

C10-H16-N2-O3-S

Molecular Weight

244

Therapeutic Category

B group vitamin

Chemical Name

1H-Thieno[3,4-d]imidazole-4-pentanoic acid, hexahydro-2-oxo-, [3aS-(3aα,4β,6aα)]-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Biotin (OS: JAN)
  • Biotina (OS: DCIT)
  • Biotine (OS: DCF)
  • Coenzym R (IS)
  • Skin factor (IS)
  • β-Biotin (IS)
  • Vitamin B7 (IS)
  • VItamin Bw (IS)
  • Vitamine H (IS)
  • Biotin (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Biotine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Biotinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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