Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A10 Drugs used in diabetes → A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins → A10BB Sulfonamides, urea derivatives
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₁₅H₂₀N₂O₄S
Molecular mass: 324.114 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 968-81-0
DrugBank Drug: DB00414
KEGG Drug: D00219
PubChem Compound: 1989
RxNorm Ingredient: 173
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387210001
Acetohexamide (substance)
UNII Identifier: QGC8W08I6I


Acetohexamide is an active ingredient of these brands:

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