Thioctic Acid

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

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A16AX01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001077-28-7

Chemical Formula

C8-H14-O2-S2

Molecular Weight

206

Therapeutic Category

Antioxidant

Chemical Names

1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid (USP)

1,2-Dithiolane-3-valeric acid (USP)

5-[(3RS)-1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl]pentanoic acid (Ph. Eur., BP)

Foreign Names

  • Acidum thiocticum (Latin)
  • Thioctsäure (German)
  • Acide thioctique (French)
  • Ácido α-lipoico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Thioctic Acid (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • 5-19-07-00237 (IS: Beilstein)
  • 6,8-Thioctsäure (IS)
  • BRN 0081853 (IS)
  • DL-alpha-Lipoic acid (IS)
  • Lipoaminsäure (IS)
  • α-Lipoic Acid (IS)
  • UNII-73Y7P0K73Y (IS)
  • Acidum thiocticum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid (PH: USP 34)
  • Thioctic Acid (PH: BP 2011)
  • Thioctic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Thioctic Acid Amide (OS: JAN)
  • alpha-Liponsäure, Ethylenbis(azan)-Salz (IS)
  • Ethylenediamine thioctate (IS)
  • Thioctic acid diaminoethane (IS)
  • Thioctic acid ethanediamine (IS)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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