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Sodium Phenylbutyrate

In the US, Sodium Phenylbutyrate (sodium phenylbutyrate systemic) is a member of the drug class urea cycle disorder agents and is used to treat Urea Cycle Disorders.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A16AX03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001716-12-7

Chemical Formula

C10-H11-Na-O2

Molecular Weight

186

Therapeutic Category

Treatment of metabolic disease

Chemical Name

Benzenebutanoic acid, sodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Natrii phenylbutyras (Latin)
  • Natriumphenylbutyrat (German)
  • Phénylbutyrate sodique (French)

Generic Names

  • Sodium Phenylbutyrate (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Natrii phenylbutyras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Phenylbutyrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sodium phenylbutyrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Ammonaps
    Orphan, Germany; Swedish Orphan, Czech Republic; Swedish Orphan, Denmark; Swedish Orphan, Spain; Swedish Orphan, Italy; Swedish Orphan, Lithuania; Swedish Orphan, Latvia; Swedish Orphan, Poland; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum International, Austria; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum International, Sweden; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Finland; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, France; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, United Kingdom; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Norway; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Romania; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ltd., Ireland; Swedish Orphan International, Hungary
  • Buphenyl
    Medicis Dermatologics, United States; Orphan Pacific, Japan; Ucyclyd, Taiwan
  • Buphenyl 94%
    Orphan Pacific, Japan
  • Pheburane
    Lucane, Denmark; Lucane, Norway; Lucane Pharma, Austria; Lucane Pharma, France; Lucane Pharma, Poland; Lucane Pharma, Slovenia; Medical Need Europe, Sweden
  • Sodium Phenylbutyrate SigmaPharm
    SigmaPharm, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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