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Orotic Acid

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Prop.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000065-86-1

Chemical Formula

C5-H4-N2-O4

Molecular Weight

156

Therapeutic Categories

Hepatoprotective agent

Uricosuric agent

Chemical Name

4-Pyrimidinecarboxylic acid, 1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-2,6-dioxo-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Oroticum (Latin)
  • Orotsäure (German)
  • Acide orotique (French)
  • Acido orotico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide orotique (OS: DCF)
  • Orotic Acid (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • 4-Uracilcarbonsäure (IS)
  • Molkensäure (IS)
  • Uracil-6-carbonsäure (IS)
  • Vitamin B₁₃ (IS)
  • Calcim orotate (IS)
  • Calciumorotat 2-Wasser (IS)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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