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Ammonium Chloride

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

In the US, Ammonium Chloride (ammonium chloride systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers and is used to treat Alkalosis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Diuretic agent

Food additive (e number)


Urological, acidifier

Chemical Names

Ammonium chloratum

Ammonium chloride (USAN)

Ammoniumchlorid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Ammonii chloridum (Latin)
  • Ammoniumchlorid (German)
  • Chlorure d'ammonium (French)
  • Amonio, cloruro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ammonium Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • Ammon Chloride (IS)
  • Ammonium chloratum (IS)
  • Ammonium muriate (IS)
  • E 510 (IS: E Number)
  • Muriate of Ammonia (IS)
  • Sal Ammoniac (IS)
  • UNII-01Q9PC255D (IS)
  • Ammonii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ammonium Chloride (PH: BP 2015, USP 37)
  • Ammonium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acidurin (veterinary use)
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Addex-Ammoniumklorid
    Fresenius Kabi, Sweden
  • Allavin Expectorant (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Ammonium Chloride
    Amros, Pakistan; Ferozsons, Pakistan; Harmann, Pakistan; Irza, Pakistan; Krka-Pak, Pakistan; LCPW, Pakistan; Medicaids, Pakistan; Polyfine, Pakistan; Washington, Taiwan
  • Ammonium Chloride Otsuka
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Apipulmol (Ammonium Chloride and Sulfogaiacol)
    Apipol-Farma, Poland
  • Atosyl (Ammonium Chloride and Dextromethorphan)
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Axcel Diphenhydramine (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Kotra Pharma, Vietnam
  • Axcel Diphenhydramine Paediatric (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine (pediatric))
    Kotra Pharma, Vietnam
  • Axcel Flemin (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Baby Cough Greater Pharma (Ammonium Chloride and Sodium Citrate)
    Greater Pharma, Thailand
  • Baby Cough Syrup (Ammonium Chloride and Sodium Citrate (pediatric))
    Atlantic, Myanmar
  • Benadryl (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Bennatuss (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Hoe, Singapore; Intact, Malaysia
  • Benylin Original (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Bronchistal (Ammonium Chloride and Dexchlorpheniramine)
    Kahira, Oman
  • Broncho D (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Sam-On, Israel
  • Brondyl (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Specific, Pakistan
  • Bronquil (Ammonium Chloride and Detxtrometorphan)
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Ciclotos (Ammonium Chloride and Codeine)
    Lafi, Chile
  • Clinadryl (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Bangkok Lab & Cosmetic, Thailand
  • Cloton (Ammonium Chloride and Chlorphenamine)
    Thai Nakorn Patana, Thailand
  • Codryl (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Community Pharm, Thailand
  • Concentrat VO 13 (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Dextonil (Ammonium Chloride and Dextromethorphan)
    PlusAndex, Venezuela
  • Dimazo (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Chinta, Thailand
  • Dimex (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Sopharma, Bulgaria; Sopharma, Georgia
  • Diurex (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Euphonol (Ammonium Chloride and Dextromethorphan)
    Meoz, Colombia
  • Expectalin (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Extin N
    Rottapharm/Madaus, Germany
  • Farcolin (Ammonium Chloride and Salbutamol)
    Pharco, Oman
  • Genhydramine (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Alliance, South Africa
  • Histalix (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Wallace, Oman
  • Histalix Paediatric (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Wallace, Oman
  • Kosonin (Ammonium Chloride and Codeine)
    Union, Taiwan
  • Miawelcon (Ammonium Chloride and Dextromethorphan)
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Min Cough (Ammonium Chloride and Chlorphenamine)
    New York Chemical, Thailand
  • Newilrene (Ammonium Chloride and Chlorphenamine)
    New York Chemical, Thailand
  • Numark Chesty Cough (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Bell, Malta
  • Pektolin (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramin)
    Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Pharmaniaga Diphenhydramine Expectorant (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    Pharmaniaga, Malaysia
  • Phenexpect (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    DHA, Hong Kong; DHA, Malaysia
  • S.P. (Ammonium Chloride and Chlorphenamine)
    Suphong Bhaesaj, Thailand
  • Sancough-co (Ammonium Chloride and Codeine)
    Panion & BF, Taiwan
  • Stien (Ammonium Chloride and Methionin (veterinary use))
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Stopkof (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    NPI, Oman
  • Urimav (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Viscodril (Ammonium Chloride and Diphenhydramine)
    OPP, Oman

International Drug Name Search


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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