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Bismuth Subcitrate Potassium

In the US, Bismuth Subcitrate Potassium (bismuth subcitrate potassium/metronidazole/tetracycline systemic) is a member of the drug class H. pylori eradication agents.

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Therapeutic Category

Treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)

Chemical Names

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, bismut(3+) potaβium salt (2:1:5) (USAN)

Bismut pentapotaβium dihydroxide bis(2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate hydrate) (USAN)

Foreign Name

  • Bismuth(III)-citrat hydroxid-Komplex, Pentakalium-1-Wasser (German)

Generic Names

  • Bismuth Subcitrate Potassium (OS: USAN)
  • 1001277 (IS)
  • Bismuth Biscalcitrate (IS)
  • Bismuth(III)-Kalium-citrat-hydroxid-Komplex-1-Wasser (IS)

Brand Names

  • De-Nol
    Astellas, Lithuania; Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; Shanghai Zhong Hao International Co Ltd., China
  • Li Ke De Nuo
    Keyi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Pylera (Bismuth Subcitrate Potassium and Metronidazole, + Tetracycline)
    Aptalis, France; Aptalis, United States


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OSOfficial Synonym
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Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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