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Dextrothyroxine Sodium

In the US, Dextrothyroxine Sodium is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007054-08-2

Chemical Formula

C15-H10-I4-N-Na-O4

Molecular Weight

798

Therapeutic Category

Lipid lowering agent

Chemical Name

D-Tyrosine, O-(4-hydroxy-3,5-diiodophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-, monosodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Dextrothyroxinum natricum (Latin)
  • Dextrothyroxin natrium (German)
  • Dextrothyroxine sodique (French)
  • Dextrotiroxina sodica (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dextrothyroxine Sodium (OS: USAN)
  • D-Thyroxine sodium (IS)
  • Dextrothyroxine Sodium (PH: USP XXI)

Brand Name

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Glossary

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

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