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Deoxycholic acid

In the US, Deoxycholic acid (deoxycholic acid systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous uncategorized agents and is used to treat Submental Fullness.

US matches:



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Choleretic agent

Chemical Name

3α, 12α-dihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Acidum deoxycholicum (Latin)
  • Desoxycholsäure (German)
  • Acide désoxycholique (French)
  • Ácido desoxicólico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Deoxycholic acid (OS: USAN)
  • Desoxycholic acid (OS: USAN)
  • 7-Desoxycholsäure (IS)
  • ATX-101 (IS)
  • UNII-005990WHZZ (IS)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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