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Aminosalicylic acid

Parasal, Granupas, Para-aminosalicylic acid Lucane (aminosalicylic acid) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Aminosalicylic acid was first approved as Parasal on 1982-01-01. It is used to treat crohn disease and tuberculosis in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat tuberculosis. The pharmaceutical is active against peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma.


Trade Name


Granupas, Para-aminosalicylic acid Lucane

Common Name


aminosalicylic acid






crohn disease, tuberculosis

Drug Class


Anti-inflammatory agents (salicylic acid derivatives)

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Aminosalicylic acid structure rendering