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Alexitol Sodium



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

Sodium polyhydroxyaluminium monocarbonate hexitol complex where n=0 or an integer, controlled by the preparative conditions (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Alexitolum natricum (Latin)
  • Alexitol natrium (German)
  • Alexitol sodique (French)
  • Alexitol sodico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alexitol sodique (OS: DCF)
  • Alexitol Sodium (OS: BAN)
  • Natriumpolyhydroxyaluminiummonocarbonat-Hexit-Komplex (IS)

Brand Names

  • Actal
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; A. Menarini, Singapore; Sterling Health, Kenya

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BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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