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Protamine Sulfate (International)



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antidote: Anticoagulant antagonist

Chemical Names

Protamine sulfate

Sulfate of the strongly basic protein, protamine (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Protamini sulfas (Latin)
  • Protamin sulfat (German)
  • Sulfate de protamine (French)
  • Sulfato de protamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Protamina solfato (OS: DCIT)
  • Protamine (sulfate de) (OS: DCF)
  • Protamine Sulfate (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Protamine (sulfate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Protamine Sulfate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Protamine sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Protamini sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Protaminsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Denpru
    Fada, Uruguay; Fada Pharma, Argentina
  • Humalog Basal [+ Insulin Lispro]
    Lilly, Spain
  • Prosulf
    CP Pharm, Hong Kong; CP Pharmaceuticals, Israel; Wockhardt, Malta; Wockhardt UK, United Kingdom
  • Protam
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Protam sulphate Leo
    LEO Pharma, Egypt
  • Protamiinisulfaatti Leo Pharma
    LEO Pharma, Finland
  • Protamin sulfat
    Galenika, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Galenika, Georgia
  • Protamin Sulfat Galenika
    Galenika AD, Serbia
  • Protamina Hospira
    Hospira, Spain
  • Protamina Sulfato
    OQ Pharma, Peru; Palmagyar, Peru
  • Protamine Choay
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Protamine Sulfaat Leo
    LEO Pharma, Belgium
  • Protamine Sulfate
    Fresenius Kabi, United States; Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Protamine sulfate BP
    Sanofi-Aventis, Australia
  • Protamine Sulfate Fresenius Kabi
    Fresenius Kabi Canada, Canada
  • Protamine Sulfate Leo Pharma 1400UI/ml
    LEO Pharma, Luxembourg
  • Protamine Sulfate Sandoz
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Protamine Sulphate
    Artex, New Zealand
  • Protamine Sulphate Leo
    LEO Pharma, Greece; LEO Pharma, Thailand; LEO Pharma, Taiwan; LEO Pharma, Lithuania
  • Protamine sulphate LEO Pharma
    CN Unifarm, Romania; LEO, Ireland; LEO Pharma, Estonia
  • Protamine Sulphate Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, Cyprus
  • Protaminsulfat
    LEO, Norway
  • Protaminsulfat Leo
    LEO, Germany
  • Protaminsulfat LEO Pharma
    LEO Pharma, Denmark; LEO Pharma, Sweden; Leo Pharma A/S, Iceland
  • Siarczan protaminy 1%
    Biomed Warszawa, Poland


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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