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Sodium Bromide

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


Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Sedative agent

Anticonvulsant agent

Chemical Name

Sodium Bromide (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Natrii bromidum (Latin)
  • Natriumbromid (German)
  • Sodium, bromure de (French)
  • Brometo de sódio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sodium Bromide (OS: JAN)
  • NSC 77384 (IS)
  • Sedoneural (IS)
  • UNII-LC1V549NOM (IS)
  • Natrii bromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Bromide (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Sodium bromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Broncho-Sédatyl (Sodium Bromide and Ethylmorphine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Nervicanis (Sodium Bromide and Phenobarbital, + Meprobamate (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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