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Choline

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

In the US, Choline (choline salicylate/magnesium salicylate systemic) is a member of the drug class nutraceutical products.

US matches:

Scheme

DCF

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000062-49-7

Chemical Formula

C5-H14-N-O

Molecular Weight

104

Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Quaternary ammonium compound

Treatment of liver disorders

Chemical Names

2-Hydroxyetyltrimetylammonium

2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimetylanaminium

Etanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimetyl-

Foreign Names

  • Cholinum (Latin)
  • Cholin (German)
  • Choline (French)
  • Colina (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Choline (OS: DCF)

Brand Names

  • Bonjela (Choline and Cetalkonium Chloride)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Malta
  • Sédochol (Choline and Methionine, + Sorbitol (veterinary use))
    Coophavet, France

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym

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