Arginine

Also known as: L-Arginine

Active ingredient description

Arginine is an essential amino acid that is physiologically active in the L-form. It is commonly found as a component of total parenteral nutrition.

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
Classification
Arginine glutamate
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A05 Bile and liver therapy → A05B Liver therapy, lipotropics → A05BA Liver therapy
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Arginine hydrochloride
B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05X I.V. solution additives → B05XB Amino acids
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Medicines

Arginine is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Ecuador

Brazil

Austria

France Tunisia

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Spain

Brazil

Arginine is also found within below combination drugs:

AMINOGEN-S , AMINOL-S , AMINOMIX , AMINOPLASMAL , AMINOSTAB , AMINOSTERIL N HEPA , AMINOSYN II , AMINOSYN PF , AMINOVEN , ARGEVIT C , ARGINAID , ARGINAID EXTRA , ARGINO B , ASPARGIL C , ASPARTOL , CELAMIN G , CENEVIT ARG , CHIAMIN-S , CLINIMIX , CLINIMIX E , CLINISOL , CUBITAN , DESARROL , DYNAMOGEN , ENERGIL C AMINO , FINOMEL , FORTEN , FREAMINE HBC , FREAMINE III , GLAMIN , HEPARGITOL , HEPATAMINE , KABIVEN , LYSAKARE , NEPHROSTERIL , NEPHROTECT , NUMETA , NUMETA PRETERM , NUTRIFLEX LIPID , NUTRINEAL PD4 , OLEUNOR , OLICLINOMEL , OLIMEL , OMEFLEX , PERIKABIVEN , PERIOLIMEL N4-600E , PLENAMINE , PREMASOL , PRIMENE , PROCALAMINE , PROSOL , SARGENOR VITAMINE C , SMOFKABIVEN , SMOFKABIVEN E , SMOFKABIVEN EF , SMOFKABIVEN NTENSE , SPIDUFEN , STARFOR C , STRUCTOKABIVEN , SUPLEVIT C FOR , SYNTHAMIN , SYNTHAMIN 17 WITHOUT ELECTROLYTES , SYNTHAMIN WITHOUT ELECTROLYTES , TARGIFOR C , TRAVASOL , TROPHAMINE , VAMIN , VAMINOLAC , VAMINOLACT , VITARGINE

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Molecular mass: 321.334 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 1119-34-2
CAS Substance: 4320-30-3
CAS Substance: 74-79-3
DrugBank Drug: DB13207
KEGG Drug: D02397
RxNorm Ingredient: 114464
SNOMED-CT Concept: 52625008
Arginine (substance)
UNII Identifier: 94ZLA3W45F
ARGININE