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KYBELLA (deoxycholic acid) injection, 10 mg/mL is a clear colorless, sterile solution for subcutaneous use. It contains a cytolytic agent, deoxycholic acid, as the active ingredient. The chemical name of deoxycholic acid is 3α,12α-dihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid, and its molecular formula is C24H40O4, and its molecular weight is 392.57 g/mol. The chemical structure of deoxycholic acid is:
Each 2 mL vial of KYBELLA (deoxycholic acid) injection contains 20 mg synthetic deoxycholic acid as the active ingredient and the following inactive ingredients: benzyl alcohol (18 mg), dibasic sodium phosphate (2.84 mg), sodium chloride (8.76 mg), sodium hydroxide (2.86 mg) in water for injection, USP. Hydrochloric acid and additional sodium hydroxide are added as necessary to adjust the formulation to pH 8.3. Each vial is for single patient use.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2015
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