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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories


Dermatological agent

Chemical Name

Carboxymetylated microspheres produced by reaction of partially hydrolysed starch wit epichlorhydrin; slowly degradable by amylase

Foreign Names

  • Cadexomerum (Latin)
  • Cadexomer (German)
  • Cadexomère (French)
  • Cadexomero (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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