betaine hydrochloride

be·ta·ine hy·dro·chlor·ide

an acidifying agent used to treat achlorhydria and hypochlorhydria.

betaine hydrochloride

(bē′tă-ēn”) [L. beta, beet]
A colorless crystalline substance containing 23% hydrochloric acid. It is obtained from an alkaloid found in the beet and other plants and is used orally as a source of hydrochloric acid in treating hypochlorhydria.
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