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Protoporphyrin Disodium



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Treatment of liver disorders

Chemical Names

Disodium 1,3,5,8-tetrametyl-2,4-divinylporphine-6,7-dipropionate

Disodium 7,12-dietenyl-3,8,13,17-tetrametyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,18-dipropanoate

Foreign Names

  • Protoprophyrin dinatrium (German)
  • Protoporfirina IX disódica (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Protoporphyrin Disodium (OS: JAN)
  • Depocolin-S (IS)
  • Dojin PM (IS)
  • Ooporphyrin disodium (IS)
  • Protoporphyrin IX Disodium (IS)
  • UNII-54N4UY1C7C (IS)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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