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Chymotrypsin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B06AA04,S01KX01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009004-07-3

Therapeutic Categories

Anti-inflammatory agent

Proteolytic enzyme

Chemical Name

Chymotrypsin is a proteolytic enzyme obtained by the activation of chymotrypsinogen extracted from the pancreas of beef (Bos taurusL.). (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Chymotrypsinum (Latin)
  • Chymotrypsin (German)
  • Chymotrypsine (French)
  • Quimotripsina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chimotripsina (OS: DCIT)
  • Chymotrypsin (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Chymotrypsine (OS: DCF)
  • E.C. 3.4.21.1 (IS)
  • UNII-BVS505O332 (IS)
  • Chymotrypsin (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Chymotrypsine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chymotrypsinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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