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The following nonproprietary names for the drugs described have been adopted by the American Medical Association-United States Pharmacopeia Nomenclature Committee in cooperation with the respective manufacturers. The designation USAN (United States Adopted Name) has been recently coined to distinguish these formally adopted nonproprietary names from other names. Adoption of such names does not imply endorsement of the products involved by the AMA Council on Drugs or the USP.In some instances, the drugs listed are available only from the manufacturer to properly qualified investigators for clinical study.The AMA-USP Nomenclature Committee has adopted the following style to be used in designating drugs containing radioactive atoms:TOLPOVIDONE I 131ROSE BENGAL I 131CYANOCOBALAMIN Co 60POTASSIUM BROMIDE Br 82Only formally adopted nonproprietary names are to be used to designate the molecule possessing radioactivity. The atomic symbol and atomic weight for the radioactive isotope are
TOLPOVIDONE I 131
ROSE BENGAL I 131
CYANOCOBALAMIN Co 60
POTASSIUM BROMIDE Br 82
Council on Drugs. JAMA. 1963;183(7):584-587. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700070112012