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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hepatoprotective agent

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Ornithinum (Latin)
  • Ornithin (German)
  • Ornithine (French)
  • Ornitina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ornithine (OS: DCF)
  • Ornitina (OS: DCIT)
  • (S)-(+)-2,5-Diaminovaleriansäure (IS: IUPAC)
  • (S)-2,5-Diaminopentansäure (IS)
  • Orn (IS)
  • L-Ornithin-L-aspartate (IS: IUPAC)
  • Ornithinaspartat (PH: DAB 2008)
  • Ornithine 2-oxoglutarate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Hepacure
    R.P. Scherer, Taiwan
  • Legaphyton (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Analiv
    Systopic, India
  • Hepa MIP
    MIP, Germany
  • Hepacorintas
    Intas, Vietnam
  • Hepa-Merz
    Assos, Turkey; Combiphar, Indonesia; Darier, Mexico; Merz, Austria; Merz, Bulgaria; Merz, Costa Rica; Merz, Germany; Merz, Dominican Republic; Merz, Georgia; Merz, Guatemala; Merz, Hong Kong; Merz, Honduras; Merz, Hungary; Merz, Indonesia; Merz, Lithuania; Merz, Latvia; Merz, Malta; Merz, Nicaragua; Merz, Panama; Merz, Poland; Merz, Romania; Merz, Serbia; Merz, Russian Federation; Merz, El Salvador; Merz Pharm, Philippines; Merz Pharma, Vietnam; Oktal, Croatia (Hrvatska); Teh Yuh, Taiwan; Win-Medicare, India
  • Hepa-Merz (Ornithine and Pancreatin)
    Win-Medicare, India
  • Hepa-Merz 3000
    Merz, Poland
  • Hepasan
    MIP, Austria
  • Hepastar
    Invision, India
  • Hepatil
    Pliva, Lithuania; Pliva, Latvia; Pliva, Poland; Teva, Lithuania
  • Hepa-Vibolex
    Rosen, Germany
  • Hepolive
    Dae Han New Pharm, Vietnam
  • Longliv
    Wallace, India
  • Lornit
    Zuventus, India
  • Ornithine Pliva
    Pliva, Poland
  • Philorpa
    Daewon Pharm. Co. Ltd., Vietnam
  • Philorpa-5G
    Kwang Myung Pharm Co., Ltd., Vietnam
  • Rui Gan
    QR Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Cétornan
    Chiesi, France
  • Ornicetil
    Alkaloid, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Oxoglurate D'Ornithine Mylan
    Mylan, France

International Drug Name Search


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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