Glucosamine

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

In the US, Glucosamine (chondroitin/glucosamine systemic) is a member of the drug class nutraceutical products and is used to treat Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M01AX05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0003416-24-8

Chemical Formula

C6-H13-N-O5

Molecular Weight

179

Therapeutic Category

Anti-inflammatory agent

Chemical Names

2-Amino-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose

2-Amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose

D-Glucose, 2-amino-2-deoxy-

Foreign Names

  • Glucosaminum (Latin)
  • Glucosamin (German)
  • Glucosamine (French)
  • Glucosamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Glucosamine (OS: USAN, DCF)
  • Chitosamine (IS)
  • D-Glucosamin (IS)
  • NSC-758 (IS)
  • AI3-26077 (IS)
  • A-Ssomose (IS)
  • Chitosamine hydrochloride (IS)
  • Cosamin (IS)
  • D-Glucosamin hydrochlorid (IS)
  • Glucosamine HCl (IS)
  • Glucosamine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosamine Hydrochloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Glucosamine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosaminhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosamini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • D-Glucosamin sulfat (IS)
  • Tiocondraminum (IS)
  • Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Glucosamine (sulfate de) - chlorure de sodium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosamine Sulfate Sodium Chloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Glucosamine sulfate sodium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosaminin sulfas natrii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glucosaminsulfat-Natriumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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