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Sodium Nitrite

In the US, Sodium Nitrite (sodium nitrite/sodium thiosulfate systemic) is a member of the drug class antidotes and is used to treat Cyanide Poisoning.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AB08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007632-00-0

Chemical Formula

Na-N-O2

Molecular Weight

69

Therapeutic Categories

Vasodilator

Antidote

Chemical Name

Nitrous acid, sodium salt (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Natrii nitris (Latin)
  • Natrium nitrit (German)
  • Nitrite de sodium (French)

Generic Names

  • Natriumnitrit (OS: IUPAC)
  • CCRIS 559 (IS)
  • Erinitrit (IS)
  • Filmerine (IS)
  • HSDB 757 (IS)
  • Salpetrigsaures Natrium (IS)
  • Synfat 1004 (IS)
  • Natrii nitris (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Natriumnitrit (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Sodium nitrite (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Sodium Nitrite (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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