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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hepatoprotective agent

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Ornithinum (Latin)
  • Ornithin (German)
  • Ornithine (French)
  • Ornitina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ornithine (OS: DCF)
  • Ornitina (OS: DCIT)
  • (S)-(+)-2,5-Diaminovaleriansäure (IS: IUPAC)
  • (S)-2,5-Diaminopentansäure (IS)
  • Orn (IS)
  • L-Ornithin-L-aspartate (IS: IUPAC)
  • Ornithinaspartat (PH: DAB 2008)
  • Ornithine 2-oxoglutarate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Hepacure
    R.P. Scherer, Taiwan
  • Hepa-Merz
    Merz, China
  • Analiv
    Systopic, India
  • Aspatrend
    Trend Ph, Egypt
  • Forhepa
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Fortec-L
    Myung-In Pharma, Vietnam
  • Hepa Merz
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Hepa Merz Slow
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Hepalon (Ornithine and Pancreatin)
    Micro Nova, India
  • Hepa-Merz
    Assos, Turkey; Biopas, Colombia; Combiphar/Merz, Indonesia; Grünenthal, Ecuador; Merz, Bulgaria; Merz, Germany; Merz, Dominican Republic; Merz, Georgia; Merz, Guatemala; Merz, Hong Kong; Merz, Honduras; Merz, Hungary; Merz, Lithuania; Merz, Latvia; Merz, Malta; Merz, Nicaragua; Merz, Panama; Merz, Poland; Merz, Romania; Merz, El Salvador; Merz Consumer Care Austria, Austria; Merz Pharm, Philippines; Merz Pharma, Vietnam; Merz Pharma GmbH & CO., Serbia; Oktal, Croatia (Hrvatska); Teh Yuh, Taiwan; Win Medicare, India
  • Hepa-Merz (Ornithine and Pancreatin)
    Win Medicare, India
  • Hepasan
    MIP Pharma Austria, Austria
  • Hepasil
    Integra Life Sciences, India
  • Hepastar
    Invision, India
  • Hepatil
    Pliva, Lithuania; Pliva, Latvia; Teva, Lithuania
  • Hepatoprim
    Liqvor, Georgia
  • Hepa-Vibolex
    Rosen, Germany
  • Hepawin
    Waves-Biotech, India
  • Hepawin (Ornithine and Nicotinamide)
    Waves-Biotech, India
  • Hepawin (Ornithine and Pancreatin)
    Waves-Biotech, India
  • Hepoline
    Little Greave, India
  • Hevtin
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Livethine
    Bidiphar, Vietnam
  • Livola
    Landson, Indonesia; Landson, Myanmar
  • Lolawest
    Western, Egypt
  • Lornit
    Zuventus, India
  • Merzinoleve
    Western, Egypt
  • Ornispar
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Rui Gan
    QR Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Cétornan
    Chiesi, France
  • Oxoglurate D'Ornithine Chiesi
    Chiesi, France
  • Oxoglurate D'Ornithine Mylan
    Mylan, France


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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