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

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

1-Piperazinecarboxamide, N,N-diethyl-4-methyl-

Foreign Names

  • Diethylcarbamazinum (Latin)
  • Diethylcarbamazin (German)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (French)
  • Dietilcarbamazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Diethylcarbamazine (OS: BAN)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (OS: DCF)
  • Carbamazine (IS)
  • L 84 (IS)
  • RP 3799 (IS)
  • Dietilcarbamazina (PH: F.U. IX)
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Ditrazinum (IS)
  • Diethylcarbamazin Dihydrogen Citrate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Diethylcarbamazindihydrogencitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (citrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Diethylcarbamazine citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Diethylcarbamazini citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 2)
  • Diethylcarbamazini dihydrogenocitras (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Banocide
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Decet
    RND Labs, India
  • Dicarb
    Inga, India
  • Hetrazan
    Wyeth, India
  • Notezine
    IFET, Greece; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Trozan (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    Stedman, India
  • Carbam (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Cetrezol-D (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    East West, India
  • Cetrezol-D Forte (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    East West, India
  • D.E.C. (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • DEC (veterinary use)
    Wendt, United States
  • Decet-BD (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    RND Labs, India
  • Diethizine
    Pond's Chemical, Thailand
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, United States; R.P. Scherer, United States
  • Diethylcarbamazine
    International Generics, Ethiopia
  • Difil (veterinary use)
    Evsco, United States
  • Dimmitrol (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Diro Form (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, United States
  • Dirocide (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Filaribits (Diethylcarbamazine and Oxibendazole (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, United States
  • Filaribits (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United States
  • Filban (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Nemacide (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • Notezine
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Pet Dec (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United States
  • Supatonin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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