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Iotroxic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

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Chemical Name

Benzoic acid, 3,3'-[oxybis[2,1-etanediyloxy(1-oxo-2,1-etanediyl)imino]]bis[2,4,6-triiodo-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Iotroxicum (Latin)
  • Iotroxinsäure (German)
  • Acide iotroxique (French)
  • Acido iotroxico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide iotroxique (OS: DCF)
  • Iotroxic Acid (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • SH 213 AB (Schering) (IS)
  • Acidum iotroxicum (PH: Ph. Int. 6)
  • Iotroxic Acid (PH: JP XVII, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Meglumine Iotroxate (OS: BANM)
  • Iotroxic acid, comp. with N-methylglucamine (IS)

Brand Names

  • Biliscopin
    Bayer Australia, Australia; Bayer Yakuhin, Japan


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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