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Nicotinyl Alcohol

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C04AC02,C10AD05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000100-55-0

Chemical Formula

C6-H7-N-O

Molecular Weight

109

Therapeutic Categories

Peripheral vasodilator

Lipid lowering agent: Nicotinic acid derivative

Chemical Name

3-Pyridinemetanol

Foreign Names

  • Hydroxymethylpyridinum (Latin)
  • Pyridinmethanol (German)
  • Nicométhanol (French)

Generic Names

  • Nicométhanol (OS: DCF)
  • Nicotinyl Alcohol (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • 3-Pyridinmethanol (IS)
  • β-Pyridylcarbinol (IS)

Brand Name

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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