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In the US, Inositol (inositol systemic) is a member of the drug class nutraceutical products.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Tonic agent

Chemical Names




Foreign Names

  • Inositolum (Latin)
  • Inositol (German)
  • Inositol (French)

Generic Names

  • Inositol (OS: DCF)
  • Bios I (IS)
  • Cyclohexanhexol (IS)
  • delta-Inosit (IS)
  • meso-Inosit (IS)
  • Meso-Inositol (IS)
  • myo-Inositol (IS)
  • Scyllite (IS)
  • Inositol (PH: BP 2013, NF 33)
  • Méso-inositol (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • myo-Inositol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • myo-Inositolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Fersitol (Inositol and Folic Acid)
    ITF - Labomed Farmaceutica, Chile
  • Hexin
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Nicosit
    Incepta, Bangladesh


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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