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Cellulose Sodium Phosphate

In the US, Cellulose Sodium Phosphate is a member of the drug class miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Calcium regulator

Antidote: Ion-exchange resin

Chemical Name

Cellulose, dihydrogenphosphate, disodium salt

Foreign Name

  • Natrium-Cellulose-Phosphat (German)

Generic Names

  • Cellulose Sodium Phosphate (OS: USAN)
  • NCP (IS)
  • Sodium Cellulose Phosphate (IS)
  • Cellulose Sodium Phosphate (PH: USP 38)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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