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Sodium Acid Citrate

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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anticoagulant agent

Treatment of dehydration

Treatment of metabolic acidosis

Treatment of tying up syndrome in horses

Chemical Name

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, disodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Natrii hydrogencitras sesquihydricus (Latin)
  • Natrium monohydrogencitrat-1.5-Wasser (German)
  • Sodio, citrato ├ícido de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Citric acid, disodium salt (IS)
  • Dinatrium citrat-1.5-Wasser (IS)
  • Dinatriumhydrogencitrat-1.5-Wasser (IS)
  • Disodium citrate (IS)
  • Disodium hydrogen citrate (IS)
  • Disodium monohydrogen citrate (IS)
  • E331 (IS)
  • Natrium Citricum Acidum (IS)
  • UNII-6FO62KCQ7A (IS)
  • Disodium Hydrogen Citrate (PH: BP 2013)
  • Sodium Acid Citrate (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names


BPBritish Pharmacopoeia
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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