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(trientine hydrochloride) Capsule
Trientine hydrochloride is N,N'-bis (2-aminoethyl)-1,2-ethanediamine dihydrochloride. It is a white to pale yellow crystalline hygroscopic powder. It is freely soluble in water, soluble in methanol, slightly soluble in ethanol, and insoluble in chloroform and ether.
The empirical formula is C6H18N4•2HCl with a molecular weight of 219.2. The structural formula is:
Trientine hydrochloride is a chelating compound for removal of excess copper from the body. SYPRINE1 (Trientine Hydrochloride) is available as 250 mg capsules for oral administration. Capsules SYPRINE (trientine) contain gelatin, iron oxides, stearic acid, and titanium dioxide as inactive ingredients.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/19/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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