"Betaine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A naturally occurring compound that has been of interest for its role in osmoregulation. As a drug, betaine hydrochloride has been used as a source of hydrochloric acid in the treatment of hypochlorhydria. Betaine has also been used in the treatment of liver disorders, for hyperkalemia, for homocystinuria, and for gastrointestinal disturbances. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1341)
- Glycine Betaine
- Betaine, Glycine
- Orphan Brand of Betaine
- Betaine Orphan Brand
- Boizot Brand of Betaine Aspartate
- Beaufour Brand of Betaine Citrate
- Citrate de Bétaïne Beaufour
- Logeais Brand of Betaine Cyclobutyrate
- Scorbo bétaïne
- Fournier Brand of Betaine Ascorbate and Hydrate
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