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 Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

5-Pyrimidinamine, 1,3-bis(2-ethylhexyl)hexahydro-5-methyl-

Foreign Names

  • Hexetidinum (Latin)
  • Hexetidin (German)
  • Hexétidine (French)
  • Hexetidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Esetidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Hexetidine (OS: BAN)
  • Hexétidine (OS: DCF)
  • Hexetidin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Hexetidine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Hexétidine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Hexetidinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Actigrip Gola
    Johnson & Johnson, Italy
  • Bactidol
    Johnson & Johnson, Philippines; Johnson & Johnson, Singapore; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Belosept
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Buchex Forte (Hexetidine and Benzydamine)
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Collu-Hextril
    Johnson & Johnson, France; Pfizer, Congo
  • Dad Mouthwash
    Dar-Al-Dawa, Bahrain
  • Dermocil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Drossadin
    Drossapharm, Switzerland
  • Duranil
    Elea, Argentina
  • Heksoral
    Farmoral, Turkey
  • Hekzoton
    Drogsan, Turkey
  • Hexabain
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Hexadol
    Otto, Indonesia; PT Otto, Malaysia
  • Hexalen
    Johnson & Johnson, Greece
  • Hexoral
    Famar, Estonia; Hemofarm, Serbia; Janssen-Cilag, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; McNeil, Germany; McNeil, Lithuania; McNeil, Latvia; McNeil Perrigo, Romania; Pfizer, Bulgaria
  • Hextril
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Tunisia; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Johnson & Johnson, France; McNeil, Belgium; McNeil, Luxembourg; McNeil, Netherlands; Pfizer, Congo
  • Isozid-H
    Gebro, Austria
  • Mentamida (Hexetidine and Benzydamine)
    Kin, Spain
  • Oraldene
    McNeil, United Kingdom; McNeil, Ireland; McNeil, Malta; Medicem, Malta; Pfizer Pharma, Ethiopia
  • Oraldine
    Johnson & Johnson, Peru; Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Steri/Sol
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Stomatidin
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Stopangin
    Ivax, Georgia; Ivax, Latvia; Ivax, Russian Federation; Ivax, Slovakia; Teva, Czech Republic
  • Triocil (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia; Provet, New Zealand
  • Vagi-Hex
    Assos, Turkey; Drossapharm, Switzerland; Drossapharm, Germany

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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