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Sodium Oxybate

In the US, Sodium Oxybate (sodium oxybate systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Cataplexy, Fibromyalgia and Narcolepsy.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N01AX11,N07XX04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000502-85-2

Chemical Formula

C4-H7-Na-O3

Molecular Weight

126

Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, injectable

Chemical Names

4-Hydroxybuttersäure, Natriumsalz

Butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, monosodium salt

Natriioxy butyras

Sodium gammahydroxybutyrate

Foreign Names

  • Natrii oxybas (Latin)
  • Natrium 4-hydroxybutyrat (German)
  • Sodium, oxybate de (French)
  • Oxibato de sodio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sodium Oxybate (OS: USAN)
  • Gam-OH (IS)
  • NSC-84223 (IS)
  • Wy 3478 (IS: Wyeth)

Brand Names

  • Alcover
    CT, Italy
  • Gamma-OH
    SERB Laboratoires, France
  • Natrii oxybutyras Kalceks
    Kalceks, Latvia
  • Somsanit
    Köhler, Germany
  • Xyrem
    Jazz Pharmaceuticals, United States; UCB, Czech Republic; UCB, Denmark; UCB, Finland; UCB, Lithuania; UCB, Netherlands; UCB, Norway; UCB, Poland; UCB, Portugal; UCB, Romania; UCB, Slovakia; UCB Nordic, Sweden; UCB Pharma, Austria; UCB Pharma, Belgium; UCB Pharma, Germany; UCB Pharma, Spain; UCB Pharma, France; UCB Pharma, United Kingdom; UCB Pharma, Italy; UCB-Pharma, Switzerland; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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