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Gamolenic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Dermatological agent

Chemical Name

(Z,Z,Z)-Octadeca-6,9,12-trienoic acid

Foreign Names

  • Acidum gamolenicum (Latin)
  • Gamolensäure (German)
  • Acide gamolénique (French)
  • Acido gamolenico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Eposoft
    Zifam Australia, Myanmar
  • Eve
    Biofarma, Venezuela
  • Evoprim
    Dalim, South Korea
  • GLA-M (Gamolenic Acid and Mecobalamin)
    Dr. Reddy's, India

International Drug Name Search


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