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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

Choleretic agent

Urinary tract antiseptic

Antidote: Treatment of paracetamol poisoning

Essential amino acid

Chemical Name

2-Amino-4-(metyltio)butyric acid

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

  • Methionine (OS: BAN)
  • L-Methionine (PH: JP XVI)
  • L-Methionine (OS: JAN)
  • Methionine (OS: Rec.INN, USAN)
  • Méthionine (OS: DCF)
  • L-Methionine (PH: JP XVI)
  • Methionin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methionine (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 37)
  • Méthionine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methioninum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • DL-Methionine (OS: JAN)
  • Racemethionine (OS: USAN)
  • Methioninum racemicum (IS)
  • Metione (IS)
  • Racemethionin (IS)
  • DL-Methionine (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • DL-Méthionine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • DL-Methioninum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Methionin, Racemisches (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Racemethionine (PH: NF 32, USP XXI)

Brand Names

  • Acimethin
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland; Teva, Germany
  • Acimol
    Pfleger, Germany
  • Blemathin
    Esparma, Slovakia
  • Curépar (Methionine and Sorbitol (veterinary use))
    Sogeval, France
  • Curépar avec Prednisolone (Methionine and Sorbitol, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Sogeval, France
  • Detoxicon (Methionine and Glycine)
    SIT, Italy
  • Dexia (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    RND Labs, India
  • Enterofigon (Methionine and Choline)
    Kley Hertz, Brazil
  • Fevastin Plus (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Tablets, India
  • Hepamol (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Lobamine-Cystéine (Methionine and Cysteine)
    Pierre Fabre, Vietnam
  • Methamol (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Methionin AL
    Aliud, Germany
  • Methionin HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Methionin-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Methionine Value Plus (veterinary use)
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Paradote (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Paralex plus (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Alexandria Co., Egypt
  • Pasafe (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Me-Auspharm JV, Vietnam
  • Renomet (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • RTFit (Methionine and Taurine)
    Zota, India
  • Sédochol (Methionine and Sorbitol, + Choline (veterinary use))
    Coophavet, France
  • Stien (Methionine and Ammonium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Tempgesic (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Ticanin
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Urol methin
    Apogepha, Germany
  • Acimethin
    Madaus, Austria
  • Aronin
    Korea Prime Pharm, South Korea
  • L-Methionine Nippon Zoki Seiyaku
    Nippon Zoki Seiykau, Japan
  • Suspen comp. (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Hanmi, South Korea
  • Cabagin U (Methionine and Simaldrate)
    Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Glycyron (Methionine and Glycyrrhizic Acid)
    Minophagen Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Lobamine-Cystéine (Methionine and Cysteine)
    Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France
  • Namsafe (Methionine and Nimesulide)
    Lincoln, India
  • Neophagen C (Methionine and Glycyrrhizic Acid)
    Taiho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Nichiphagen (Methionine and Glycyrrhizic Acid)
    Nisshin Seiyaku - Yamagata, Japan
  • Pythene (Methionine and Paracetamol)
    Biomax, India
  • Rhodimet (veterinary use)
    Adisseo Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Australia

International Drug Name Search

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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