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Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A12BA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000868-14-4

Chemical Formula

C4-H5-K-O6

Molecular Weight

188

Therapeutic Categories

Laxative, osmotically acting

Pharmaceutic aid

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Chemical Names

Butanedioic acid 2,3-dihydroxy-, [R-(R*,R*)]-, monopotassium salt (USAN, USP)

Potassium hydrogen (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutane-1,4-dioate (Ph. Eur., BP)

Foreign Names

  • Kalii hydrogenotartras (Latin)
  • Kaliumhydrogentartrat (German)
  • Potassium, hydrog√©notartrate de (French)
  • Tartrato √°cido de potasio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Potassium Bitartrate (OS: USAN)
  • Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate (OS: JAN)
  • E 336 (IS)
  • Kalium hydrotartaricum (IS)
  • Potassium Acid Tartrate (IS)
  • Tartarus depuratus (IS)
  • Weinstein (IS)
  • Kalii hydrogenotartras (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Potassium Bitartrate (PH: USP 34)
  • Potassium hydrogen tartrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate (PH: BP 2011)

Brand Names

  • Eductyl (Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate and Sodium Bicarbonate)
    Techni-Pharma, Monaco
  • Lecicarbon (Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate and Sodium Bicarbonate)
    Brady, Austria
  • Lecicarbon Kinder (Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate and Sodium Bicarbonate (pediatric))
    Brady, Austria
  • Nati-K
    DB, France
  • Potassium Actavis (Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Actavis, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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