Dehydrocholic Acid

In the US, Dehydrocholic Acid is a member of the drug class miscellaneous GI agents.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000081-23-2

Chemical Formula

C24-H34-O5

Molecular Weight

402

Therapeutic Category

Choleretic agent

Chemical Name

Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,7,12-trioxo-, (5β)-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum dehydrocholicum (Latin)
  • Dehydrocholsäure (German)
  • Acide déhydrocholique (French)
  • Acido deidrocolico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide déhydrocholique (OS: DCF)
  • Dehydrocholic Acid (OS: BAN)
  • Dechocid (IS)
  • Acido deidrocolico (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Dehydrocholic Acid (PH: JP XV, USP 34)
  • Purified Dehydrocholic Acid (PH: JP XV)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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