Cambendazole

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0026097-80-3

Chemical Formula

C14-H14-N4-O2-S

Molecular Weight

302

Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

Carbamic acid, [2-(4-thiazolyl)-1H-benzimidazol-5-yl]-, 1-methylethyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Cambendazolum (Latin)
  • Cambendazol (German)
  • Cambendazole (French)
  • Cambendazol (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Cambendazole (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN)

Brand Names

  • Ascapilla (veterinary use)
    Chevita, Austria
  • Cambem
    UCI, Brazil
  • Camvet (veterinary use)
    Merial, United States
  • Exelmin (Cambendazole and Mebendazole)
    UCI, Brazil

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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