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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Loop diuretic agent

Chemical Name

2-chloro-5-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)-N⁴-2-tenylsulfanilamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Azosemidum (Latin)
  • Azosemid (German)
  • Azosémide (French)
  • Azosemida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azosemide (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • BRN 1178491 (IS)
  • PLE 1053 (Boehringer Mannheim) (IS)
  • SK-110 (IS)
  • UNII-MR40VT1L8Z (IS)

Brand Names

  • Azosemide
    Choseido Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Diart
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Uretin
    Samjin, South Korea
  • Ya Li
    Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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