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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

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Diagnostic agent

Chemical Name

A non-stoichiometric polycrystalline mixture of iron (II) and iron (III) oxides (magnetite Fe₃O₄ and maghemite-gamma Fe₂O₃) in which iron (II) oxide is specified to be leβ tan 5% (USAN)

Foreign Name

  • Ferucarbotran (German)

Generic Names

  • Ferucarbotran (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Ferrixan (IS)
  • Ferucarban (IS)
  • Ferucarbex (IS)
  • Ferucartran (IS)
  • SHU 555A (IS)
  • ZK 132281 (IS: MeitoSangyo)

Brand Names

  • Resovist
    I'rom Pharmaceutical, Japan; Schering-Plough, Lithuania


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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