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Nitrous Oxide

In the US, Nitrous Oxide is a member of the drug class general anesthetics.

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N01AX13

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0010024-97-2

Chemical Formula

N2-O

Molecular Weight

44

Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic agent

Anesthetic, general

Chemical Names

Dinitrogen monoxide

Nitrogen Oxide (USP)

Nitrous oxide (Ph. Int.)

Foreign Names

  • Dinitrogenii oxidum (Latin)
  • Distickstoffmonoxid (German)
  • Protoxyde d'azote (French)
  • Oxido nitroso (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azote, protoxyde d' (OS: DCF)
  • Nitrous Oxide (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 1225 (IS)
  • E942 (IS)
  • Factitious air (IS)
  • Hyponitrous acid anhydride (IS)
  • Laughing gas (IS)
  • Nitro (IS)
  • Nitrogen monoxide (IS)
  • Noss (IS)
  • Stickoxydul (IS)
  • Azote, protoxyde d' (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dinitrogen Oxide (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Dinitrogenii oxidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Distickstoffmonoxid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nitrous oxide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nitrous Oxide (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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