Uracil

(USAN)
Uracil Chemical formula
Synonyms: BMS-205603-01; Sq-6201; Sq-7726; Sq-8493. 2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione.
Cyrillic synonym: Урацил.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C4H4N2O2 = 112.1.
CAS — 66-22-8.

💊 Profile

Uracil is a pyrimidine base and one of the components of uridine nucleotides that form ribonucleic acid. It inhibits dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase and reduces the metabolism of fluorouracil; it is given orally with tegafur, an oral fluorouracil prodrug, to increase the bioavailability of fluorouracil.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: UFT; Thai.: UFUR. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Asofurtal; UFT; Austria: UFT; Belg.: UFT; Braz.: UFT; Denm.: Uftoral; Fr.: UFT; Ger.: UFT; Gr.: UFT; Hong Kong: UFT; Hung.: UFT; Israel: UFT†; Ital.: UFT; Jpn: UFT; Malaysia: UFT; Mex.: UFT; Neth.: UFT; Norw.: UFT; NZ: Orzel†; Philipp.: Tefudex; UFT; Port.: UFT; Rus.: UFT (УФТ); S.Afr.: UFT; Singapore: UFT; Spain: UFT; Swed.: UFT; Thai.: UFT; Turk.: UFT; UK: Uftoral.
Published May 08, 2019.