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Methylmethionine Sulfonium Chloride



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Treatment of peptic ulcer

Chemical Names

(S)-(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)dimetylsulfonium chloride

Sulfonium, (3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)dimetyl-, chloride, L-

Generic Names

  • Methylmethionine Sulfonium Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • MMSC (IS)
  • Vitamin U (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cabagin U (Methylmethionine Sulfonium Chloride and Simaldrate)
    Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Cabagin-U
    Kowa, Taiwan; Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Johngen-U
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Thiospen
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Weizel
    Chin Teng, Taiwan


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

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