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Chromium Picolinate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Chromium Picolinate (chromium picolinate systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Diabetes - Type 2 and Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0014639-25-9

Chemical Formula

C18-H12-N3-O6-Cr

Molecular Weight

418

Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Trace element

Prophylaxis and treatment of chromium deficiency in animals

Chemical Names

2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, chromium salt

Tris(2-pyridinecarboxylato-N¹,O²)chromium

Foreign Names

  • Chrom picolinat (German)
  • Picolinate de chrome (French)
  • Picolinato de cromo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chromium Tripicolinate (IS)
  • Chromium(III) trispicolinate (IS)
  • Chromium Picolinate (PH: USP 38)

Brand Name

  • Chrom-E-Late (veterinary use)
    BEC Feed Solutions, Australia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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