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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:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B05XA04,G04BA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0012125-02-9

Chemical Formula

N-H4-Cl

Molecular Weight

53

Therapeutic Categories

Diuretic agent

Food additive (e number)

Expectorant

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 (E Number) (IS)
  • Muriate of Ammonia (IS)
  • Sal Ammoniac (IS)
  • UNII-01Q9PC255D (IS)
  • Ammonii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Ammonium Chloride (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Ammonium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Acidurin for Dogs and Cats [veterinary use]
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Adalin [+ Diphenhydramine, + Aminophylline]
    Macter, Pakistan
  • Addex-Ammoniumklorid
    Fresenius Kabi, Sweden
  • Agloton [+ Chlorphenamine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Aglowmed, India
  • Aicos [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Zafa, Pakistan
  • Aksodryl [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Akson, Pakistan
  • Alcof E [+ Chlorpheniramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Glycerol]
    Alina, Pakistan
  • Alerstin [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Mount Mettur, India
  • Amchol [+ Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine, + Pholcodine, + Sodium citrate]
    PharmaWise, Pakistan
  • Amcodrin [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Epla, Pakistan
  • Amcof [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Marvi, Pakistan
  • Amcoride [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Lisko, Pakistan
  • Aminolin [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Qureshi, Pakistan
  • Ammodryl [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    PDH, Pakistan
  • Ammofed [+ Diphenhydramine, + Pseudoephedrine]
    Fedro Pharma, Pakistan
  • Ammonica [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Progressive, Pakistan
  • Ammonio cloruro
    Galenica, Italy; Salf, Italy
  • Ammonium Chloride
    Amros, Pakistan; Ferozsons, Pakistan; Harmann, Pakistan; Irza, Pakistan; Krka-Pak, Pakistan; LCPW, Pakistan; Medicaids, Pakistan; Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan; Polyfine, Pakistan; Washington, Taiwan
  • Ammotus [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Krka-Pak, Pakistan
  • Amron [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Amros, Pakistan
  • Amydramine [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Julphar, Kuwait; Julphar, Oman
  • Amydrine [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Gems, Pakistan
  • Anglodryl [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Anglopak, Pakistan
  • Anglomonia [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorpheniramine, + Ephedrine]
    Anglopak, Pakistan
  • Aphylin [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Obsons, Pakistan; Obsons, Pakistan
  • Apipulmol [+ Sulfogaiacol]
    Farmina, Poland
  • Aracaf [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Thai Nakorn Patana, Thailand
  • Atosyl [+ Dextromethorphan]
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Axcel Diphenhydramine Paediatric [+ Diphenhydramine] [pediatric]
    Kotra Pharma M, Vietnam
  • Axcel Diphenhydramine Paediatric [+ Sodium Citrate, + Diphenhydramine] [pediatric]
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Axcel Flemin [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Baby Cough Syrup Atlantic [+ Acetic Acid, + Sodium Citrate] [pediatric]
    Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Baby Cough W/ Antihistamine [+ Acetic Acid, + Citrate, + Chlorphenamine]
    Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Balminil Night-Time [+ Dextromethorphan, + Diphenhydramine]
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Bena [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Xepa-Soul Pattinson, Malaysia
  • Bena [+ Sodium Citrate, + Diphenhydramine]
    Xepa-Soul Pattinson, Hong Kong
  • Benadryl [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Chlorobutanol]
    Parke-Davis, Pakistan
  • Benadryl Antitusivo [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Elea, Argentina
  • Benadryl Cough [+ Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol, + Sodium Citrate]
    Johnson & Johnson, Thailand
  • Benadryl DM [+ Diphenhydramine, + Dextromethorphan, + Phenylephrine]
    Elea, Argentina
  • Benadryl for the Family Original [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Johnson & Johnson Pacific, Australia
  • Benadryl Original [+ Diphenydramine]
    Johnson & Johnson Pacific, Australia
  • Benadryl Original [+ Sodium citrate, + Diphenhzydramine]
    Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand
  • Benalet [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Johnson & Johnson, Brazil
  • Benalex [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Alexandria Co., Egypt
  • Benamin [+ Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol] für Pferd und Hund [veterinary use]
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Benamin mit Codein [+ Codein, + Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol] für Pferd und Hund [veterinary use]
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Benatus [+ Dextromethorphan, + Phenylephrine, + Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Chlorobutanol] [pediatric]
    Parke-Davis, Pakistan
  • Benatux [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Cifarma Cientifica Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Bennatuss [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Intact, Malaysia
  • Benylin Expectorant [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Pfizer, Kuwait
  • Benylin Original [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Brolin [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Laema Chemi Pharma, Pakistan
  • Bronchial Cough Mixture [+ Ammonium Carbonate, + Guaifenesin]
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Broncho D [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Sam-On, Israel
  • Broncodyl-D [+ Dextromethorphan, + Chlorphenamine, + Ephedrine]
    Medicaids, Pakistan
  • Brondyl [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Specific, Pakistan
  • Bronex [+ Chlorpheniramine, + Phenylephrine]
    Woodward, Pakistan
  • Bronquil [+ Detxtrometorphan]
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Bron-Quio-Tos [+ Noscapine, + Guaifenesin, + Chlorphenamine]
    Delta, Paraguay
  • Bron-Quio-Tos con Bromexina [+ Bromhexine, + Guaifenesin, + Chlorphenamine]
    Delta, Paraguay
  • Bronquisedan [+ Guaifenesin, + Theophylline, + Dextromethorphane]
    Gramon Paraguay, Paraguay
  • Brosed [+ Diphenhydramine, + Pseudoephedrine]
    Laema Chemi Pharma, Pakistan
  • Broxol [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Stanley, Pakistan
  • Calmylin [+ Codeine, + Diphenhydramine]
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Carafen [+ Caramiphen] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States
  • Cardiosal [+ Potassium Chloride]
    Ion, Uruguay
  • Chemists' Own Difenacol Cough Mixture [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Chemists' Own, Australia
  • Chemists' Own Kiddicol Children's Cough Mixture [+ Chlorphenamine, + Phenylephrine, + Pholcodine] [pediatric]
    Chemists' Own, Australia
  • Chestycof [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Chlorobutanol]
    Davis, Pakistan
  • Chlorohist [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Chlorobutanol]
    Hoechst, Pakistan; LCPW, Pakistan
  • Cibcos [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    CIBEX, Pakistan; Macter, Pakistan
  • Clorhistam Expectorante NF [+ Chlorphenamine, + Oxolamine, + Benzoic Acid]
    Lasca, Paraguay
  • Cocil [+ Dextromethorphan, + Ephedrine, + Chlorpheniramine]
    Ethical, Pakistan
  • Codryl [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Community Pharm PCL, Thailand
  • Cofban-e [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Genera Pharma, Pakistan
  • Cofex [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Wilshire, Pakistan
  • Cofrest [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Woodward, Pakistan
  • Coldrex-E [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Standpharm, Pakistan
  • Combinol-D [+ Dextromethorphan, + Ephedrine, + Chlorpheniramine, + Terpin]
    Atco, Pakistan
  • Combinol-E [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Atco, Pakistan
  • Compound Codeine-Xingyin Pharm [+Codeine; +Ephedrine; +Chlorphenamine]
    XingYin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Concentrat VO 13 [veterinary use]
    Sogeval, France
  • Damylin with Codeine [+ Codeine, + Diphenhydramine]
    Laboratoire Riva, Canada
  • Decofam Cough [+ Ephedrine, + Guaifenesin]
    DHA, Singapore
  • Deechloride [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorphenamine, + Ephedrine]
    Gems, Pakistan
  • Dexcophan Cough Linctus [+ Dextromethorphan, + Ephedrine]
    Hovid, Hong Kong
  • Dextonil [+ Dextromethorphan]
    PlusAndex, Venezuela
  • Dihydranil [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    KPL Pharma, Pakistan
  • Dimex [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Sopharma, Bulgaria; Sopharma, Georgia
  • Diminol [+ Diphenhydramine, + Ephedrine]
    Bloom, Pakistan
  • Diphendryl [+ Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol, + Sodium Citrate]
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Dipherol [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Chloride, + Chlorobutanol]
    Ethical, Pakistan
  • Diphex [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Chloride, + Chlorobutanol]
    Marvi, Pakistan
  • Diurex for Horses [veterinary use]
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Dramylin [+ Diphenhydramine]
    KSPICO Kuwait Saudi, Kuwait
  • Dulsana [+ Carbinoxamine, + Ephedrine, + Levomenthol]
    Algorithm, Kuwait
  • Dulsana [+ Ephedrine, + Carbinoxamine]
    Algorithm S.A.L., Oman
  • Ectrin [+ Sulfamethoxazole, + Trimethoprim, + Guaifenesin]
    EMS, Brazil
  • Elettroliti Equilibrio Gastrico [+ Sodium Chloride, + Potassium Chloride]
    Bioindustria Lim, Italy; Galenica Senese, Italy; Monico, Italy; NovaSelect, Italy; Salf, Italy
  • Elettroliti Equilibrio Gastrico Fresenius Kabi [+ Sodium Chloride,+ Potassium Chloride]
    Fresenius Kabi, Italy
  • Elettroliti Equilibrio Gastrico Glu [+ Sodium Chloride,+ Potassium Chloride,+ Glucose]
    Galenica Senese, Italy; LDB Diaco Biomedicali, Italy; Monico, Italy
  • Endcoff [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    EMS, Brazil
  • Eponium [+ Ephedrine, + Sodium Citrate, + Chlorphenamine]
    Epoch, Pakistan
  • Exalyn [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Brookes, Pakistan
  • Expectalin [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Extin N
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Farcolin [+ Salbutamol]
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Fenidin [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Merkez, Turkey
  • Fermacidal
    Neutro Pharma, Pakistan
  • Freecos [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorphenamine, + Ephedrine]
    Hamaz Pharma, Pakistan
  • Gold Cross Cough Medicine [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate, + Levomenthol]
    Biotech Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Histalix [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Pharmaceutical Trading, Cyprus; Wallace, Malta; Wallace, Oman
  • Histalix Paediatric [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Wallace, Oman
  • Histaminon sin Codeina [+ Ephedrine, + Chlorphenamine, + Benzoic Acid]
    Millet, Paraguay
  • Histodryl [+ Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol, + Sodium Citrate]
    Biolab, Thailand
  • Historan [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Ilacsan, Turkey
  • Hova Expectorant [+ Sodium Citrate, + Diphenhydramine]
    Hovid, Hong Kong
  • Hybex [+ Diphenhydramine, + Aminophylline, + Menthol]
    Pearl, Pakistan
  • Hydryllin [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine, + Menthol]
    Searle, Pakistan
  • Isilin [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Nile, Egypt; Nile, Kuwait
  • Jip Expectorant [+ Dexchlorpheniramine]
    Community Pharm PCL, Thailand
  • Kosonin [+ Codeine]
    Union, Taiwan
  • Kufgo [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Werrick, Pakistan
  • Kufrid [+ Aminophylline, + Diphenhydramine]
    Medi Aims, Pakistan
  • Lambdabron [+ Chlorphenamine, + Ephedrine, + Prednisolone]
    Ahimsa, Paraguay
  • Libang Zhikelu [+ Codeine, + Ephedrine, + Chlorphenamine]
    Zhi Jun Pharm, China
  • Liskodryllin [+ Aminophyllin+ Diphenhydramine]
    Lisko, Pakistan
  • Lizrin [+ Sodium Citrate, + Chlorphenamine, + Ephedrine]
    Ideal, Pakistan
  • Medirex [+ Chlorphenamine, + Paracetamol]
    Medifar, Paraguay
  • Meditrin [+ Sulfamethoxazol, + Trimethoprim, + Guaifenesin]
    Medifar, Paraguay
  • Mentholatum [+ Dextromethorphan, + Guaifenesin]
    Mentholatum, Paraguay
  • Miawelcon [+ Dextromethorphan]
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Netocur Balsamico [+ Sulfamethoxazole, + Trimethoprim, + Guaifenesin]
    Duncan, Argentina
  • Novotrim [+ Sulfamethoxazole, + Trimethoprim, + Guaifenesine]
    Markos, Peru
  • Numark Chesty Cough [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Bell, Malta
  • Nyal Bronchitis Cough Medicine
    iNova Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Omega 100 [+ Carbinoxamine]
    Omega, Argentina
  • Orcinol [+ Clobutinol, + Orciprenaline]
    Julphar, Kuwait
  • Pechovit [+ Guaifenesin, + Benzoic Acid]
    Omicron, Argentina
  • Pectolyn [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Dar Al Dawa, Kuwait; Dar Al Dawa, Oman
  • Pharmaniaga Diphenhydramine Expectorant [+ Diphenhydramine]
    Pharmaniaga, Malaysia
  • Phencol Expectorant [+ Diphenhydramine, + Sodium Citrate]
    Christo, Hong Kong
  • Phenexpect [+ Diphenhydramine]
    DHA, Hong Kong; DHA, Malaysia; DHA, Singapore
  • Phenexpect CD [+ Codeine, + Diphenhydramine]
    DHA, Singapore
  • Pulbronc [+ Clobutinol, + Orciprenaline]
    Recalcine, Paraguay
  • Pulbronc NF Adultos [+ Noscapine, + Fenoterol]
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Pulbronc NF Niños [+ Noscapine, + Fenoterol] [pediatric]
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Pulmonyl [+ Chlorphenamine, + Phenylephrine]
    Arab Drug Manufacturing Co., Kuwait
  • Romilar [+ Dextromethorphan, + Dexpanthenol]
    Hoffmann La Roche, Kuwait
  • Sancough-co [+ Codeine]
    Panion & BF, Taiwan
  • Stien [+ Methionin] [veterinary use]
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Stopkof [+ Diphenhydramine]
    National Pharmaceutical Industries NPI, Oman
  • Sulamin [+ Sulfamethoxazole, + Trimethoprim, + Guaifenesin]
    Lasca, Paraguay
  • Suntuss [+ Dextromethorphan, + Diphenhydramine]
    Sunward Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Suplesal [+ Potassium Chloride]
    Roemmers, Paraguay
  • Unicough [+ Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol]
    Infirst, United Kingdom; Infirst, Malta
  • Uni-Phen Expectorant [+ Sodium, + Diphenhydramine, + Levomenthol]
    Universal Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Uni-Ramine C.E. [+ Chlorphenamine, + Codeine, + Ephedrine]
    Universal Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Uni-Ramine Expectorant [+ Chlorphenamine, + Sodium citrate]
    Universal Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Urimav 100mg for Cats [veterinary use]
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Urimav 400mg for Cats [veterinary use]
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Vigocap AC500 [+ Glycerol, + Propylene Glycol]
    Gezzi, Argentina
  • Viscodril [+ Diphenhydramine]
    OPP, Oman

Glossary

TermDefinition
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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