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

In the US, Thiamine (thiamine systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat Beriberi, Vitamin B1 Deficiency, Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency and Wernicke's Encephalopathy.

US matches:

UK matches:



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Vitamin B₁

Chemical Name

tiazolium, 3-[(4-amino-2-metyl-5-pyrimidinyl)metyl]-5-(2-hydroxyetyl)-4-metyl- chloride

Foreign Names

  • Thiaminum (Latin)
  • Thiamin (German)
  • Thiamine (French)
  • Tiamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Thiamine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Tiamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Aneurinchlorid (IS)
  • Aneurinum (IS)
  • Thiamin chlorid (IS)
  • Vitamin B₁ (IS)
  • Thiamine Disulfide (OS: JAN)
  • Aneurin disulfide (IS)
  • Bisthiamine (IS)
  • Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride (OS: JAN)
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Aneurinum hydrochloricum (IS)
  • Vitamin-B₁-chlorid-hydrochlorid (IS)
  • Thiaminchloridhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiamine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride (PH: JP XVI)
  • Thiamine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Thiamini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Thiamine Nitrate (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Aneurinum nitricum (IS)
  • Thiamine (nitrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiamine Mononitrate (PH: Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Thiamine Nitrate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI)
  • Thiamine nitrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiamini mononitras (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Thiamini nitras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thiaminnitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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