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

Food additive

Proteinogenic amino acid

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Glycine (OS: DCF)
  • Acide amino-acétique (IS)
  • Acidum aminoaceticum (IS)
  • Aminoacetic acid (IS)
  • E 640 (IS)
  • Glicina (IS)
  • Glycocoll (IS)
  • Glykokol (IS)
  • Leimzucker (IS)
  • Glycin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glycine (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Glycinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • A.S.P.-L (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Aminoacetic Acid
    Baxter, United States
  • Aspiglicina (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Antonetto, Italy
  • Asprocol (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    ICN, Poland
  • Caparin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Osotspa, Thailand
  • Cardipirin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Malaysia
  • Cardiprin 100 (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Hong Kong
  • Computer Eye Drops
    Bausch & Lomb, Vietnam
  • Contrexyn (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic acid)
    Supra Ferbindo, Indonesia
  • Detoxicon (Glycine and Methionine)
    SIT, Italy
  • DMG Stamina (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Glicin Biotik
    Biotik, Georgia
  • Glicina
    Baxter, Venezuela
  • Glycin
    Baxter, Finland
  • Glycine B. Braun
    B. Braun, Finland
  • Glycine
    B. Braun, United States; Bieffe, Tunisia; Hospira, United States
  • Glycine-Tur
    Thai Otsuka, Thailand
  • Glycin-Pharm
    Tbilchempharma, Georgia
  • Glycocolle
    Megdich, Tunisia
  • Glyprin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    CCM, Malaysia; CCM Pharmaceuticals, Hong Kong; Upha, Hong Kong; Upha, Singapore
  • Godamed (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Pfleger, Germany
  • Godasal (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Pro.Med.CS, Czech Republic
  • Gyn-Hydralin
    Bayer Sante Familiale, Hong Kong
  • Lybrile (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Magnésium Glycocolle Lafarge (Glycine and Magnesium Lactate)
    SERP, Monaco
  • Minigrip (Glycine and Acetylsalicyclic acid)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Moisture Eyes (Glycine and Cefatrizine)
    Bausch & Lomb, Vietnam
  • Okaldol (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Puerto Galiano, Spain
  • Proxime (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Stin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Titralac (Glycine and Calcium Carbonate)
    Douglas, New Zealand; Meda Pharm, Greece

International Drug Name Search


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

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