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Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide

In the US, Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide (sucroferric oxyhydroxide systemic) is a member of the drug class phosphate binders and is used to treat Hyperphosphatemia of Renal Failure.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AE05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0012134-57-5

Chemical Formula

Fe-H-O2-·x-C12-H22-O11-·y(C6-H10-O5)n

Therapeutic Category

Phosphate binder for treatment of hyperphosphatemia

Chemical Name

polynuclear iron(III) oxyhydroxide stabilized with sucrose and starches (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Eisen(III)-oxidhydroxid-Saccharose-Stärke-Komplex (German)
  • Oxyhydroxyde de fer(III) polynucléaire (French)
  • Oxihidróxido Sucroferric (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide (OS: USAN)
  • Ferrioxyhydroxid (IS)
  • Ferrioxyhydroxidum (IS)
  • Ferrioxyhydroxidum/Saccharum/Amyla (IS)
  • Oxyhydroxyde de fer(III) polynucléaire dans un mélange de saccharose et d'amidon (IS)
  • Polynukleares Eisen(III)-Oxidhydroxid in einer Mischung mit Saccharose und Stärke (IS)

Brand Names

  • Velphoro
    Fresenius Medical Care North America, United States; Vifor, Germany; Vifor, Ireland; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, Switzerland

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