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In the US, Glycine (glycine topical) is a member of the drug class oral nutritional supplements.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Proteinogenic amino acid

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Glycinum (Latin)
  • Glycin (German)
  • Glycine (French)
  • Glicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Glycine (OS: DCF, JAN)
  • Acide amino-acétique (IS)
  • Acidum aminoaceticum (IS)
  • Aminoacetic acid (IS)
  • E 640 (IS)
  • Glicina (IS)
  • Glycocoll (IS)
  • Glykokol (IS)
  • Leimzucker (IS)
  • Glycin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glycine (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Glycinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • A.S.P.-L (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Alka-Prim (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Polpharma, Russian Federation
  • Aspiglicina (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Antonetto, Italy
  • Aspirgine (Glycine and Lysine)
    T3A, Egypt
  • Asprocard (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Medicofarma, Poland
  • Asprocol (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Cardipirin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Malaysia
  • Cardiprin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Hong Kong
  • Cardiprin 100 (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser Singapore, Singapore
  • Computer
    Bausch + Lomb, Vietnam
  • Contrexyn (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic acid)
    Supra Ferbindo, Indonesia
  • Detoxicon (Glycine and Methionine)
    SIT, Italy
  • Glicin Biotik
    Biotik, Georgia
  • Glicina
    Baxter, Venezuela
  • Glicised
    Kievmedpreparat, Georgia
  • Glycine
    Fresenius Kabi, Netherlands
  • Glycine Irrigation
    Opso Saline, Bangladesh
  • Glycinum Ozon
    Ozon, Georgia
  • Glycocolle
    Infomed, Tunisia
  • Glyprin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    CCM, Malaysia; CCM Pharmaceuticals, Hong Kong
  • Godamed (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Pfleger, Germany
  • Godasal (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Pro.Med.CS, Czech Republic
  • Irigon
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Lybrile (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Magnésium Glycocolle Lafarge (Glycine and Magnesium Lactate)
    SERP, France; SERP, Monaco
  • Minigrip (Glycine and Acetylsalicyclic acid)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Okaldol (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Puerto Galiano, Spain
  • Proxime (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Stin (Glycine and Acetylsalicylic Acid)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Titralac (Glycine and Calcium Carbonate)
    Meda Pharm, Greece


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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