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Aminohippuric Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Diagnostic agent, kidney function

Chemical Name

Glycine, N-(4-aminobenzoyl)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Acide aminohippurique (OS: DCF)
  • 4-Aminobenzamidoessigsäure (IS: IUPAC)
  • 4-Aminobenzoylaminoessigsäure (IS: IUPAC)
  • 4-Aminohippursäure (IS)
  • PAH (IS)
  • Aminohippuric Acid (PH: USP 38)
  • Sodium p-Aminohippurate (OS: JAN)
  • Natrium 4-aminohippurat (IS)
  • p-Aminohippurate sodium (IS)

Brand Name


DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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