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Ethyl L-Cysteine Hydrochloride

Scheme

JP

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000868-59-7

Chemical Formula

C5-H11-N-O2-S·HCl

Molecular Weight

185

Therapeutic Category

Mucolytic agent

Chemical Names

(R)-2-Amino-3-sulfanylpropionsäureetylester hydrochlorid (IUPAC)

Etyl (2R)-2-amino-3-sulfanylpropanoate monohydrochloride (JP)

Etyl L-2-amino-3-mercaptopropionate hydrochloride

Foreign Names

  • L-Cysteinethylester hydrochlorid (German)
  • Etilcisteína, hidrocloruro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ethyl L-Cysteine Hydrochloride (OS: JAN)
  • Ethitanin (IS)
  • Eticysteinum hydrochloridum (IS)
  • Muscastine (IS)
  • Teincy (IS)
  • Ethyl L-Cysteine Hydrochloride (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Name

  • Cystanin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
JPThe Japanese Pharmacopoeia
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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