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Adenosine Phosphate

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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

5'-Adenylic acid (WHO)

Adenosin-5'-monophosphat (IUPAC)

Adenosine 5'-(dihydrogen phosphate) (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Adenosini phosphas (Latin)
  • Adenosin phosphat (German)
  • Phosphate d'adénosine (French)
  • Fosfato de adenosina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Adénosine (phosphate d') (OS: DCF)
  • Adenosine Phosphate (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • A5MP (IS)
  • Adenosinum (IS)
  • AMP (IS)
  • Ergadenylic acid (IS)
  • Muscle adenylic acid (IS)
  • My-B-Den (IS)
  • Phosaden (IS)
  • Phosphentaside (IS)
  • Vitamin B₈ (IS)

Brand Names

  • Adenyl
    H2Pharma, France
  • AMP 5 (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia; Vetpharm, New Zealand
  • Artri Medical (Adenosine Phosphate and Indometacin)
    Medical, Spain
  • ERG (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories, Australia


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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