Methionine

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

In the US, Methionine (methionine systemic) is a member of the drug class nutraceutical products.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AB26

Chemical Formula

C5-H11-N-O2-S

Molecular Weight

149

Therapeutic Categories

Urinary tract antiseptic

Choleretic agent

Antidote: Treatment of paracetamol poisoning

Essential amino acid

Chemical Name

2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid

Foreign Names

  • Methioninum (Latin)
  • Methionin (German)
  • Méthionine (French)
  • Metionina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Methionine (OS: BAN)
  • L-Methionine (PH: JP XV)
  • L-Methionine (OS: JAN)
  • Methionine (OS: Rec.INN, USAN)
  • Méthionine (OS: DCF)
  • L-Methionine (PH: JP XV)
  • Methionin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methionine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Méthionine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methioninum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • DL-Methionine (OS: JAN)
  • Racemethionine (OS: USAN)
  • Methioninum racemicum (IS)
  • Metione (IS)
  • Racemethionin (IS)
  • DL-Methionine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • DL-Méthionine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • DL-Methioninum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Methionin, Racemisches (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Racemethionine (PH: USP XXI)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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