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Ergocalciferol

In the US, Ergocalciferol (ergocalciferol systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat Familial Hypophosphatemia, Hypocalcemia, Hypoparathyroidism, Hypophosphatemia, Osteomalacia, Renal Osteodystrophy, Rickets, Vitamin D Deficiency and Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A11CC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-14-6

Chemical Formula

C28-H44-O

Molecular Weight

396

Therapeutic Categories

Vitamin replacement

Vitamin D₂

Chemical Name

9,10-Secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraen-3-ol, (3β,5Z,7E,22E)-

Foreign Names

  • Ergocalciferolum (Latin)
  • Ergocalciferol (German)
  • Ergocalciférol (French)
  • Ergocalciferol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ergocalciferol (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Ergocalciférol (OS: DCF)
  • Calciferol (IS)
  • Calciferolum (IS)
  • D-Vita (IS)
  • Ergosterol (IS)
  • Vidolen (IS)
  • Viosterol (IS)
  • Vitamin D₂ (IS)
  • Ergocalciferol (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Ergocalciférol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ergocalciferolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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