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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

Urea, (2,5-dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Allantoinum (Latin)
  • Allantoin (German)
  • Allantoïne (French)
  • Alantoína (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Allantoin (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Allantoïne (OS: DCF)
  • Cordianine (IS)
  • Allantoin (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 37)
  • Allantoine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Allantoinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Adolex (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Medipharm, Chile
  • Afonisan (Allantoin and Sulfadiazine)
    Purissimus, Argentina
  • Alantamida (Allantoin and Dequalinium Chloride)
    Meyer, Venezuela
  • Alantan
    Unia, Poland
  • Alantan-Plus (Allantoin and Dexpanthenol)
    Unia, Poland
  • Alphosyl
    GlaxoSmithKline, Kenya
  • Anodesyn (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom; Thornton & Ross, Malta
  • Boots Haemorrhoid Relief (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    Boots, United Kingdom
  • Claragine (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Prater, Chile; Qualipharm, Peru
  • Contractubex (Allantoin and Heparin)
    Assos, Turkey; Merz, Austria; Merz, Hungary; Merz, Malta; Merz, Slovakia
  • Egoderm (Allantoin and Ichthammol)
    Ego, Malaysia; Ego, Singapore; Ego, Hong Kong
  • Hylo-Vision HD plus (Allantoin and Hyaluronic Acid)
    OmniVision, Germany
  • JieAn (Allantoin and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Chongqing Taiping Pharmaceutical, China
  • Jox (Allantoin and Povidone-Iodine)
    Ivax, Georgia; Ivax, Russian Federation; Ivax, Slovakia; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Estonia; Teva, Georgia; Teva, Lithuania
  • Lifulin (Allantoin and Mafenide)
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Masse
    Johnson & Johnson, India
  • Pancrit (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Polaramine Topico (Allantoin and Dexchlorpheniramine)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Proderm Hidratante (Allantoin and Triclosan)
    Galderma, Brazil

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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