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Ranelic acid



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Calcium regulator

Chemical Names

5-[Bis(carboxymetyl)amino]-2-carboxy-4-cyano-3-tiopheneacetic acid (WHO)

5-[Bis(carboxymetyl)amino]-2-carboxy-4-cyanotiophen-3-eβigsäure (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Acidum ranelicum (Latin)
  • Ranelinsäure (German)
  • Acide ranélique (French)
  • Acido ranélico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide ranélique (OS: DCF)
  • FK-481 (IS)
  • Ranelinsäure, Strontiumsalz (IS)
  • S-12911 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Bivalos
    Laboratorii Servier, Russian Federation; Servier, Georgia; Servier, Serbia
  • Osseor
    Les Laboratoires Servier, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Rovi, Spain; Servier, China; Servier, Lithuania; Servier, Poland; Servier, Portugal; Servier, Romania; Servier Pharma, Croatia (Hrvatska); Stroder, Italy
    Servier, Netherlands
  • Osteovital
    Investi, Argentina
  • Prodinam
    AstraZeneca, Argentina
  • Protaxos
    Servier, Malaysia; Servier, Thailand
  • Protelos
    Grünenthal, Peru; Les Laboratoires Servier, Austria; Les Laboratoires Servier, France; Servier, Belgium; Servier, Czech Republic; Servier, Germany; Servier, Denmark; Servier, Ecuador; Servier, Spain; Servier, Finland; Servier, Greece; Servier, Hungary; Servier, Ireland; Servier, Israel; Servier, Lebanon; Servier, Lithuania; Servier, Latvia; Servier, Oman; Servier, Poland; Servier, Portugal; Servier, Sweden; Servier, Slovakia; Servier, Tunisia; Servier, Turkey; Servier, Vietnam; Servier Italia, Italy; Servier Laboratories, United Kingdom; Servier Pharma, Croatia (Hrvatska)
    Servier, Netherlands
  • Protos
    Servier, Argentina; Servier, Australia; Servier, Hong Kong; Servier, Indonesia; Servier, Myanmar; Servier, Mexico; Servier, New Zealand; Servier, Philippines; Servier, Taiwan; Servier, South Africa
  • Strometta
    Rompharm, Georgia
  • Stronat
    Glenmark, India
  • Stronel
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Troncel
    Roux-Ocefa, Argentina


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

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