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Ioxaglic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Iodinated x-ray contrast media

Chemical Name

N-(2-Hydroxyetyl)-2,4,6-triiodo-5-[2-[2,4,6-triiodo-3-(N-metylacetamido)-5-(metylcarbamoyl)benzamido]acetamido]isophtalamic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Acidum ioxaglicum (Latin)
  • Ioxaglinsäure (German)
  • Acide ioxaglique (French)
  • Acido ioxaglico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide ioxaglique (OS: DCF)
  • Ioxaglic Acid (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • AG 6227 (IS)
  • P 286 (IS)
  • Acidum ioxaglicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Ioxaglic Acid (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Ioxaglic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Ioxaglique (acide) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Ioxaglate Meglumine and Ioxaglate Sodium (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Hexabrix
    Guerbet Nippon, Japan; Grex Medical, Finland; Guerbet, Spain; Guerbet, France; Guerbet, Turkey; Guerbet S.P.A., Italy; Temis Lostalo, Argentina
  • Hexabrix 320
    Blue Sky, Philippines; Guerbet, Israel; Guerbet, Luxembourg; Guerbet, Serbia; Guerbet, Thailand; Guerbet, Tunisia; Mather Company, Paraguay; Obex Medical Ltd, New Zealand; Quifoven, Venezuela
  • Hexabrix 320 mg/l
    Guerbet, Hungary
  • Hexabrix 320mg
    Guerbet, Switzerland


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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