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In the US, Tiopronin (tiopronin systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents and is used to treat Cystinuria.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Mucolytic agent

Antidote: Chelating agent

Hepatoprotective agent

Chemical Name

Glycine, N-(2-mercapto-1-oxopropyl)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Acadione
    Agenzia Ind Difesa, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Captimer
    MIT Gesundheit, Germany
  • Stargen
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Thiokagen
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Thiola
    Mission Pharmacal, United States; Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Tiopronin
    Fuh Sheng, Taiwan; Panbiotic, Taiwan; Siu Guan, Taiwan; Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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