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Calcium Pantothenate

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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories



Chemical Name

Calcium bis[(R)-N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimetylbutyryl)-β-alaninate] (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Calcii pantothenas (Latin)
  • Calcium pantothenat (German)
  • Pantothénate de calcium (French)
  • Pantotenato de calcio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Calcium (pantothénate de) (OS: DCF)
  • Calcium Pantothenate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Calcii pantothenas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Calcium Pantothenate (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, USP 37)
  • Calcium pantothenate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Racemic Calcium Pantothenate (PH: USP 37)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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