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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent

Chemical Names

1-Hexadecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-

Ammonium, hexadecyltrimethyl-

Hexadecyltrimethyl ammonium (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Cetrimonium (German)
  • Cétrimonium (French)
  • Cetrimonio (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bagoderm (Cetrimonium and Acexamic Acid)
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Cetavlex (Cetrimonium and Chlorhexidine)
    Tramedico, Belgium
  • Cetyl
    Aksu, Turkey
  • Formitrol-N (Cetrimonium and Lidocaine)
    Novartis, Colombia
  • H.A.C. (Cetrimonium and Chlorhexidine)
    Mölnlycke, Belgium
  • Hacdil (Cetrimonium and Chlorhexidine)
    Mölnlycke, Belgium
  • Spraydil (Cetrimonium and Phenylephrine)
    SMB, Belgium
  • Trimycin (Cetrimonium and Neomycin, + Polymycin B, + Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, Switzerland
  • Xylepak (Cetrimonium and Lidocaine)
    ADiPharm Limited, Greece
  • Xylonor (Cetrimonium and Lidocaine)
    Ogna, Italy
  • Surfaktivo
    Stiefel, Argentina
  • Vidisept N (Cetrimonium and Povidone)
    Dr. Mann, Singapore
  • Sterilene
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy

International Drug Name Search


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