Active Ingredient(s): Cysteine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * April 16, 2019
Category: Neonatal (Infant)

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Elcys Overview

Cysteine (symbol Cys or C;[3] /sstin/)[4] is a semiessential[5] proteinogenic amino acid with the formula HOOC-CH-(NH2)-CH2-SH. The thiol side chain in cysteine often participates in enzymatic reactions as a nucleophile. The thiol is susceptible to oxidation to give the disulfide derivative cystine, which serves an important structural role in many proteins. When used as a food additive, it has the E number E920. It is encoded by the codons UGU ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cysteine Hydrochloride
  • Injection: 50mg/ml, 7.25%
  • Solution: 500mg/10ml (50mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Elcys: (1 result)

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  • 51754-1007 Elcys 10 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC

Other drugs which contain Cysteine Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (2 results)