Allantoin

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000097-59-6

Chemical Formula

C4-H6-N4-O3

Molecular Weight

158

Therapeutic Category

Cicatrizant

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 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Allantoine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Allantoinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

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
  • Alphosyl HC (Allantoin and Hydrocortisone)
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United Kingdom
  • Anodesyn (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom; Thornton & Ross, Malta
  • Antaderm
    Darier, Mexico
  • Boots Haemorrhoid (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    Boots, United Kingdom
  • Claragine (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Prater, Chile; Qualipharm, Peru
  • Contractubex (Allantoin and Heparin)
    Assos, Turkey; Darier, Mexico; Merz, Bulgaria; Merz, Romania; Merz, Russian Federation; Merz, Slovakia
  • Egoderm Cream (Allantoin and Ichthammol)
    Ego, Malaysia; Ego, Singapore
  • Egoderm (Allantoin and Ichthammol)
    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, Bulgaria; Ivax, Georgia; Ivax, Latvia; 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)
    Schering-Plough, Spain
  • Proderm Hidratante (Allantoin and Triclosan)
    Galderma, Brazil
  • Quelogel (Allantoin and Heparin)
    Sherfarma, Peru

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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