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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0002615

NCI Thesaurus Code: C47396  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Inorganic Chemical

Semantic Type: Pharmacologic Substance

NCIt Definition: A systemic and urinary acidifying salt. Ammonium chloride helps maintain pH and exerts a mild diuretic effect. This acid forming salt also exerts an expectorant effect by irritating the mucous membranes and is used for alleviation of cough.

CSP Definition: acidifying agent that is used as an expectorant and a diuretic.

MSH Definition: An acidifying agent that has expectorant and diuretic effects. Also used in etching and batteries and as a flux in electroplating.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Amchlor
Ammoniac, Sal
Ammonium chloride ((NH4)Cl)
Ammonium chloride (product)
Ammonium chloride (substance)
Ammonium Chloride [Chemical/Ingredient]
ammonium chloride
Ammonium Muriate
Chloride, Ammonium
Sal Ammoniac
Salammonite
Salmiac

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C47396 (see NCI Thesaurus info)
CAS Registry Number 12125-02-9 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code 01Q9PC255D

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /analogs = probably AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS MSH
AQL AD AE AG AI AN BL CF CH CL CS CT EC HI IM IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR MSH
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CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:31206 NCI
Chemical_Formula Cl.H4N NCI
Contributing_Source FDA NCI
CTV3ID XUdl1 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUFaN SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0156-7701 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20060131 SNOMEDCT_US
FDA_UNII_CODE 01Q9PC255D DRUGBANK
FDA_UNII_CODE 01Q9PC255D NDFRT
LEVEL Ingredient NDFRT
LEVEL Salts/Esters USPMG
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION An acidifying agent that has expectorant and diuretic effects. Also used in etching and batteries and as a flux in electroplating. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D000643 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Ammonium Chloride NDFRT
MESH_UI M0000983 NDFRT
MMR 20130708 MSH
MN D01.210.450.150.050 MSH
MN D01.625.062.249 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
NDFRT_KIND DRUG_KIND NDFRT
NDFRT_KIND INGREDIENT_KIND NDFRT
NUI N0000005786 NDFRT
NUI N0000146891 NDFRT
RN 01Q9PC255D MSH
RR 12125-02-9 (Ammonium Chloride) MSH
RR 54450-56-5 ((NH4)HCl2) MSH
RXAUI 2067770 RXNORM
RXAUI 21589 RXNORM
RXAUI 3059183 RXNORM
RXAUI 3100288 RXNORM
RXAUI 3100289 RXNORM
RXAUI 3108490 RXNORM
RXAUI 3108491 RXNORM
RXAUI 3108502 RXNORM
RXAUI 3236389 RXNORM
RXAUI 3630533 RXNORM
RXCUI 712 RXNORM
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TERMUI T001932 MSH
TERMUI T669288 MSH
TH FDA SRS (2014) MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2007) MSH
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