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Sodium Alginate Sulfate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Topical anticoagulant, heparinoid

Chemical Names

A semisynthetic analogue of heparin

Alginic acid, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt

Polysulfuric acid ester of polyanhydromannuronic acid

Sodium polyanhydromannuronic acid sulfate

Foreign Name

  • Natriumalginatsulfat (German)

Generic Names

Brand Name

  • Agen (Sodium Alginate Sulfate and Nonoxinol)
    Embil, Turkey


ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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