ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Mucolytic agent

Chemical Names

({2-Oxo-2-[(2-oxothiolan-3-yl)amino]ethyl)sulfanyl}acetic acid (BAN)

(±)-[[[(Tetrahydro-2-oxo-3-thienyl)carbamoyl]methyl]thio]acetic acid

Foreign Names

  • Erdosteinum (Latin)
  • Erdostein (German)
  • Erdostéine (French)
  • Erdosteína (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Erdosteine (OS: BAN)
  • Erdostéine (OS: DCF)
  • Dithiosteine (IS)
  • RV 144 (IS)

Brand Names

  • A Duo Ting
    PuKang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Aldosten
    Il Dong, South Korea
  • Biopulmin
    Grünenthal, Chile
  • Dostein
    Carnot, Mexico
  • Ectrin
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Edotin
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Elstein
    Dae Won, South Korea
  • Erdine
    Dae Woo, South Korea
  • Erdoce
    Myung Moon, South Korea
  • Erdocough
    Kyongbo, South Korea
  • Erdoin
    Han Mi, South Korea
  • Erdolant
    Chong Kun Dang, South Korea
  • Erdomed
    CSC, Austria; CSC, Bulgaria; CSC, Hungary; CSC, Romania; Medagro, Poland; Medicom, Czech Republic; Medicom, Georgia; Medicom, Slovakia
  • Erdopect
    Orion, Finland
  • Erdos
    Dae Woong, South Korea
  • Erdostin
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Erdotin
    Edmond Pharma, Denmark; Edmond Pharma, Israel; Edmond Pharma, Italy; Galen, United Kingdom; Galen, Ireland
  • Erdozet
    Glenmark, India
  • Erpect
    Kuk Je, South Korea
  • Erstant
    Pacific, South Korea
  • Esteclin
    Syntex, Mexico
  • Fluidasa
    Montpellier, Argentina
  • He Tan
    Kangle Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ilvico
    Galen, Ireland
  • Lu Chang
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Mucofor
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Mucotec
    Al Hikma, Oman
  • Recustein
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Tantong
    Xian Haixin, China
  • Theovix
    Bros, Greece
  • Tusselin
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Vectrine
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia; Dexa Medica, Vietnam; Pharma 2000, France
  • Zertin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines

International Drug Name Search


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

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