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Amyl Nitrite

In the US, Amyl Nitrite (amyl nitrite systemic) is a member of the drug class antianginal agents and is used to treat Angina and Cyanide Poisoning.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AB22

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000110-46-3

Chemical Formula

C5-H11-N-O2

Molecular Weight

117

Therapeutic Categories

Antidote

Vasodilator

Chemical Name

A mixture of nitrous acid, 2-metylbutyl ester, and nitrous acid, 3-metylbutyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Amylium nitrosum (Latin)
  • Isopentylnitrit (German)
  • Nitrite d'amyle (French)

Generic Names

  • Amyl Nitrite (OS: JAN)
  • iso-Amylnitrit (IS)
  • Salpetrigsäure-isoamylester (IS)
  • Amyl Nitrite (PH: JP XVI, USP 38)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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