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Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Cardiac glycoside

Chemical Name

3-[(6-Deoxy-α-L-mannopyranosyl)oxyl]-1,5,11,14,19-pentahydroxy-(1β,3β,5β,11α)-card-20(22)-enolide, octahydrate

Foreign Names

  • Ouabainum monohydricum (Latin)
  • Ouabain monohydrat (German)
  • Ouabaïne monohydraté (French)

Generic Names

  • G-Strophanthin (OS: JAN)
  • Ouabaïne (OS: DCF)
  • Oubaina (OS: DCIT)
  • Acocantherin (IS)
  • g-Strophanthosidum (IS)
  • Strophalen (IS)
  • Strophena (IS)
  • Ouabain (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ouabaïne (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ouabainum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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