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Ravicti

RAVICTI®
(glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid

DRUG DESCRIPTION

RAVICTI (glycerol phenylbutyrate) is a clear, colorless to pale yellow oral liquid. It is insoluble in water and most organic solvents, and it is soluble in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) and > 65% acetonitrile.

Glycerol phenylbutyrate is a nitrogen-binding agent. It is a triglyceride containing 3 molecules of PBA linked to a glycerol backbone, the chemical name of which is benzenebutanoic acid, 1', 1' ' –(1,2,3-propanetriyl) ester with a molecular weight of 530.67. It has a molecular formula of C33H38O6. The structural formula is:

RAVICTI® (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/26/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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