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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Anti-inflammatory agent

Chemical Names

(20β)-3β-Hydroxy-11-oxo-olean-12-en-29-oic acid (Ph. Eur.)

(3β,20β)-3-Hydroxy-11-oxo-olean-12-en-29-oic acid

18β-Glycyrrhetinic acid

3β-Hydroxy-11-oxoolean-12-en-30-oic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Enoxolonum (Latin)
  • Enoxolon (German)
  • Énoxolone (French)
  • Enoxolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Enoxolone (OS: BAN)
  • Énoxolone (OS: DCF)
  • Glycyrrhetinic Acid (OS: JAN)
  • 4-10-00-03775 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • Acidum glycyrrhetinicum (IS)
  • BRN 2229654 (IS)
  • CCRIS 3962 (IS)
  • Glycyrrhetic Acid (IS)
  • NSC 35347 (IS)
  • α-Glycyrrhetinic acid (IS)
  • Uralenic acid (IS)
  • Enoxolon (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Enoxolone (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Enoxolonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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