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Details

Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Molecular Formula He
Molecular Weight 4.0026
Optical Activity NONE
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of HELIUM

SMILES

[He]

InChI

InChIKey=SWQJXJOGLNCZEY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI=1S/He

HIDE SMILES / InChI

Molecular Formula He
Molecular Weight 4.0026
Charge 0
Count
Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Additional Stereochemistry No
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Optical Activity NONE

Helium is a chemical element with symbol He and atomic number 2. It is inert, non-toxic odorless gas. In medicine, helium is used to help the flow of oxygen in diseases such as bronchitis, or to assist breathing if part of lungs fails to expand. The mixture of helium and oxygen is known as heliox.

Approval Year

Conditions

Conditions

ConditionModalityTargetsHighest PhaseProduct
Inactive ingredient
Unknown

Approved Use

Medical Helium is a very light gas and flows through openings in the lungs with obstructions much more easily than other medical gases. Medical Helium will always be given to you with Medical Oxygen. Medical Helium is used to assist you to breathe if part of the lung fails to expand.
Inactive ingredient
Unknown

Approved Use

Unknown
Inactive ingredient
Unknown

Approved Use

Unknown
PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
Heliox therapy in bronchiolitis: phase III multicenter double-blind randomized controlled trial.
2013 Apr
Evaluation of lung function and deposition of aerosolized bronchodilators carried by heliox associated with positive expiratory pressure in stable asthmatics: a randomized clinical trial.
2013 Aug
A Multicenter Randomized Trial Assessing the Efficacy of Helium/Oxygen in Severe Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
2017 Apr 1
Patents

Sample Use Guides

In Vivo Use Guide
Medical helium is administered by inhalation.
Route of Administration: Respiratory
In Vitro Use Guide
Unknown
Substance Class Chemical
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Record UNII
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Name Type Language
HELIUM
FCC   HSDB   MART.   MI   USP   VANDF   WHO-DD  
Systematic Name English
INS NO.939
Code English
E-939
Code English
HELIUM [WHO-DD]
Common Name English
INS-939
Code English
HELIUM [FCC]
Common Name English
HELIUM [VANDF]
Common Name English
HELIUM [USP MONOGRAPH]
Common Name English
HELIUM [MART.]
Common Name English
HELIUM [EP MONOGRAPH]
Common Name English
HELIUM [MI]
Common Name English
HELIUM-4
Common Name English
HELIUM [HSDB]
Common Name English
HELIUM [GREEN BOOK]
Common Name English
Classification Tree Code System Code
JECFA EVALUATION INS-939
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CFR 21 CFR 184.1355
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NCI_THESAURUS C1940
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WHO-VATC QV03AN03
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WHO-ATC V03AN03
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Code System Code Type Description
MERCK INDEX
M5935
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PRIMARY Merck Index
HSDB
553
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EVMPD
SUB21877
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DRUG BANK
DB09155
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FDA UNII
206GF3GB41
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NCI_THESAURUS
C85242
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CAS
7440-59-7
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ECHA (EC/EINECS)
231-168-5
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MESH
D006371
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DRUG CENTRAL
4262
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EPA CompTox
7440-59-7
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ChEMBL
CHEMBL1796997
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PUBCHEM
23987
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RXCUI
5140
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PRIMARY RxNorm
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