Sulfobromophthalein Sodium

(BANM)

Chemical information

Bromsulfophthalein Sodium; Bromsulphthalein Sodium; BSP; SBP; Sodium Sulfobromophthalein; Sulfobromoftaleína sódica; Sulphobromophthalein Sodium bromophenolphthalein-3′,3′′-disulphonate; Disodium 5,5′(4,5,6,7-tetrabromophthalidylidene)bis(2-hydroxybenzenesulphonate).
Chemical formula: C20H8Br4Na2O10S2 = 838.0.
CAS — 297-83-6 (sulfobromophthalein); 71-67-0 (sulfobromophthalein sodium).
ATC — V0 4CE02.
ATC Vet — QV04CE02.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Chin., It., and Jpn.

Profile

In patients with normal hepatic function sulfobromophthalein sodium is rapidly extracted, conjugated, and excreted in bile. It was formerly used intravenously as a diagnostic agent for testing the functional capacity of the liver but may cause severe hypersensitivity reactions.
Published May 08, 2019.