Urea

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

In the US, Urea (urea topical) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous diuretics.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000057-13-6

Chemical Formula

C-H4-N2-O

Molecular Weight

60

Therapeutic Categories

Keratolytic agent

Dermatological agent

Diuretic agent, osmotically acting

Chemical Name

Carbamide

Foreign Names

  • Ureum (Latin)
  • Harnstoff (German)
  • Urée (French)
  • Urea (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Urea (OS: JAN)
  • Carbamidum (IS)
  • E 927b (IS)
  • Kohlensäurediamid (IS)
  • Harnstoff (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Urea (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Urée (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ureum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • (¹³C) Harnstoff (IS)
  • Urea, C13 markiert (IS)
  • Urea C 13 (PH: USP 27)
  • Harnstoff-Wasserstoffperoxid (IS)
  • Harnstoff-Wasserstoffperoxid-Additionsverbindung 1:1 (IS)
  • Urea hydrogen peroxide (IS)
  • Urea peroxide (IS)
  • Carbamide Peroxide (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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