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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Amebicide

Chemical Name

Acetamide, 2,2-dichloro-N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-N-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Diloxanidum (Latin)
  • Diloxanid (German)
  • Diloxanide (French)
  • Diloxanida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Diloxanide (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • RD 3803 (IS)
  • Diloxanide Furoate (OS: BANM)
  • CB 8073 (IS)
  • Diclofurazol (IS)
  • Diloxanide Furoate (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Int. 4, USP 37)
  • Diloxanidi furoas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Amibazol (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Geofman, Pakistan
  • Metriquin (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Aldezole-DF (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Alb. David, India
  • Amebis Forte (Diloxanide and Tinidazole)
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Anizol (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Pharmix, Pakistan
  • Diloxanide Amdipharm
    Amdipharm Mercury, United Kingdom
  • Furamide
    Boots, Oman

International Drug Name Search


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

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