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Choline Alfoscerate



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Muscarinic receptor agonist (parasympathomimetic agent, direct acting)

Chemical Name

Choline hydroxide, (R)-2,3-dihydroxypropyl hydrogen phosphate, inner salt

Foreign Names

  • Cholini alfosceras (Latin)
  • Cholin alfoscerat (German)
  • Alfoscerate de choline (French)
  • Alfoscerato de colina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Choline Glycerophosphate (IS)
  • Glicerofosfato de colina (IS)
  • Glycerophosphate de choline (IS)
  • GPC L-α (IS)
  • L-alpha-Glycerylphosphorylcholine (IS)
  • α-GPC (IS)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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