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Aminosalicylic Acid

In the US, Aminosalicylic Acid (aminosalicylic acid systemic) is a member of the drug class aminosalicylates and is used to treat Tuberculosis - Active and Tuberculosis - Resistant.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antitubercular agent

Chemical Names

4-Aminosalicylic acid

Benzoic acid, amino-2-hydroxy-

Foreign Name

  • 4-Aminosalicylsäure (German)

Generic Names

  • P.A.S. (OS: DCF)
  • Para-aminosalicylic acid (IS)
  • Pasalicylum (IS)
  • Aminosalicylic Acid (PH: USP 38)
  • Aminosalicylate Sodium (OS: USAN)
  • Sodium (aminosalicylate de) (OS: DCF)
  • 4-ASA-Na (IS)
  • para-Aminosalicylsaures Natrium-2-Wasser (IS)
  • Parasal Sodium (IS)
  • Sodium para-aminosalicylate (IS)
  • Sodium PAS (IS)
  • UNII-S38B9W6AXW (IS)
  • Aminosalicylate Sodium (PH: USP 38)
  • Natrii aminosalicylas dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Aminosalicylate Dihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sodium aminosalicylate dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Camosa
    Union, Taiwan
  • Granupas
    Eberhard Kroll Orphan, Germany; Lucane Pharma, France; Lucane Pharma, Poland; Lucane Pharma, Slovenia; Medical Need Europe, Denmark; Medical Need Europe, Sweden
  • Paramino-Corazida
    Basi, Portugal
  • PAS
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Paser
    Equity, South Africa
  • Pitiriax (Aminosalicylic Acid and Piroctone)
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Pas Sodium
    Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Paser
    Jacobus, United States
  • Pas-Fatol N
    Fatol, Georgia; Riemser Pharma, Germany; Switch, Russian Federation
  • Q-Pas
    Lupin, India
  • Quadrasa
    Norgine, France


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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