Losartan potassium

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

2-Butyl-4-chloro-1-{[2′-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)(1,1′-biphenyl)-4-yl]methyl}-1H-imidazole-5-methanol monopotassium salt
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pharmaceutical primary standard





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human ... AGTR1(185)

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.


Unit quantity: 50 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference subtance catalogue.


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NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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