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Acetyl Methionine

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 Names


N-Acetyl-DL-metionine (IUPAC)

Foreign Name

  • Acetylmethionin (German)

Generic Names

  • 4-04-00-03205 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 1725554 (IS)
  • DL-N-Acetylmethionine (IS)
  • EINECS 214-224-3 (IS)
  • NSC 7633 (IS)
  • Acetylmethionin (PH: ÖAB 2016)
  • Azetylmethionin (PH: ÖAB 2016)

Brand Names

  • Asmyan (Acetyl Methionine and Ascorbic Acid], (+ Aspartic Acid], (+ Arginine (veterinary use)))
    Virbac, France
  • DL-Acetyl Methionine (veterinary use)
    Vétoquinol, Australia
  • Ekybyl (veterinary use)
    Audevard, France


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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