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Iotalamic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Contrast medium

Chemical Name

Benzoic acid, 3-(acetylamino)-2,4,6-triiodo-5-[(metylamino)carbonyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum iotalamicum (Latin)
  • Iotalaminsäure (German)
  • Acide iotalamique (French)
  • Acido iotalamico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide iotalamique (OS: DCF)
  • Iotalamic Acid (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Iothalamic Acid (OS: USAN)
  • MI 216 (Mallinckrodt) (IS)
  • Acidum iotalamicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Iotalamic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Iotalamic Acid (PH: BP 2012, JP XVII, USP 41)
  • Iotalaminsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Iotalamique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Meglumine Iotalamate (OS: BANM)
  • Iotalamic acid, comp. with N-methylglucamine (IS)
  • Meglumine Iothalamate (IS)
  • Iothalamate Meglumine (PH: USP 41)
  • Meglumine Iotalamate Injection (PH: JP XVII)
  • Meglumine Iothalamate Injection (PH: BP 1999)
  • Sodium Iotalamate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Natrium iotalamat (IS)
  • Sodium Iothalamate (IS)
  • Sodium Iotalamate Injection (PH: JP XVII)
  • Sodium Iothalamate Injection (PH: BP 1999)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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