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Betaine

In the US, Betaine (betaine systemic) is a member of the drug class nutraceutical products and is used to treat Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A16AA06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000107-43-7

Chemical Formula

C5-H11-N-O2

Molecular Weight

117

Therapeutic Categories

Choleretic agent

Hepatoprotective agent

Chemical Name

Metanaminium, 1-carboxy-N,N,N-trimetyl-, hydroxide, inner salt

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Betaine (OS: JAN)
  • Bétaïne (OS: DCF)
  • Trimethylammonioacetat (IS: IUPAC)
  • CCRIS 3354 (IS)
  • Lycine hydrochloride (IS)
  • NSC 3219 (IS)
  • NSC 3976 (IS)
  • Trimethylglycine hydrochloride (IS)
  • Betaine Hydrochloride (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Cystadane
    Orphan, Germany; Orphan Europe, Austria; Orphan Europe, Belgium; Orphan Europe, Spain; Orphan Europe, Israel; Orphan Europe, Italy; Orphan Europe, Latvia; Orphan Europe, Norway; Orphan Europe Nordic, Denmark; Orphan Europe Nordic, Iceland; ReqMed, Japan; Solpharm, Croatia (Hrvatska); Swedish Orphan, Lithuania; Excelsior, Taiwan; Orphan Europe, Poland
  • CYSTADANE
    Orphan Europe Nordic, Sweden
  • Citrate de Bétaïne Cristers
    CristerS, France
  • Citrate de Bétaïne Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Citrate de Bétaïne UPSA
    UPSA, France
  • Citrate of Betaine
    Ipsen Pharma, Lithuania
  • Cystadane
    Orphan Europe, France; Orphan Europe, Hungary; RDT, United States
  • Efkalsol (Betaine and Potassium)
    Ni-The, Greece
  • Kloref (Betaine and Potassium Hydrogencarbonate)
    Adelco, Greece

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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