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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-methyl-

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 2011, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Diloxanidi furoas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Amibazol (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Geofman, Pakistan
  • Dyrade-M (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Cipla, Vietnam
  • Metriquin (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Aldezole-DF (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Albert David, India
  • Amebis Forte (Diloxanide and Tinidazole)
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Amoebyl
    Medical Union, Bahrain
  • Anizol (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Pharmix, Pakistan
  • Diloxametron (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Panzyma, Dominican Republic; Panzyma, Guatemala; Panzyma, Honduras; Panzyma, Nicaragua
  • Diloxanide
    Sovereign Medical, United Kingdom
  • Dyrade-M (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Cipla, India
  • Dyrade-M DS (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    Cipla, India
  • Farcomid
    Pharco Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Furamebe
    Sedico Pharmaceutical, Ethiopia
  • Furamide
    Boots, Oman; The Boots Company, Ethiopia
  • Metrogyl Compound (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    JB Chemicals, India
  • Qugyl (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    RPG, India
  • Qugyl-DS (Diloxanide and Metronidazole)
    RPG, India
  • Tdf Forte (Diloxanide and Tinidazole)
    Zydus, India

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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