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Mercaptamine

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A16AA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000060-23-1

Chemical Formula

C2-H7-N-S

Molecular Weight

77

Therapeutic Categories

Antidote

Urological

Ophthalmic agent

Chemical Names

β-mercaptoetlyamine (WHO)

2-Aminoetanetiol (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Mercaptaminum (Latin)
  • Mercaptamin (German)
  • Mercaptamine (French)
  • Mercaptamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cysteamine (OS: USAN)
  • Mercaptamine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Decarboxycysteine (IS)
  • L-1573 (IS)
  • MEA (IS)
  • Mercamine (IS)
  • NSC 647528 (IS)
  • Thioethanolamine (IS)
  • UNII-5UX2SD1KE2 (IS)
  • WR 347 (IS)
  • Cysteamine bitartrate (IS)
  • Mercaptamine hydrogentartrate (IS)
  • Mercaptoethylamine bitartrate (IS)
  • RP103 (IS)
  • UNII-QO84GZ3TST (IS)
  • Cysteamine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN)
  • CI 9148 (IS: Parke-Davis)
  • NSC 21116 (IS)
  • UNII-IF1B771SVB (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cystagon
    Orphan, Slovenia; Orphan Europe, Portugal; Orphan Europe, Slovakia; Alphapharm, Australia; Excelsior, Taiwan; Orphan, Germany; Orphan, United Kingdom; Orphan Europe, Austria; Orphan Europe, Belgium; Orphan Europe, Czech Republic; Orphan Europe, Spain; Orphan Europe, Italy; Orphan Europe, Netherlands; Orphan Europe, Norway; Orphan Europe Nordic, Denmark; Orphan Europe Nordic, Iceland; Orphan Europe Nordic, Sweden; Swedish Orphan, Lithuania
  • PROCYSBI
    Raptor Pharmaceuticals Europe B.V, Germany
  • Cystagon
    Orphan Europe, Hungary
  • Procysbi
    Raptor, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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