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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Used in solutions for dialysis

Chemical Name

Dextrin, having more than 85% of its molecules with molecular masses between 1640 and 45000 with a claimed-average molecular mass of approximatively 20000

Foreign Names

  • Icodextrinum (Latin)
  • Icodextrin (German)
  • Icodextrine (French)
  • Icodextrina (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Icodextrin (OS: USAN, BAN)

Brand Names

  • Extraneal
    Baxter, Argentina; Baxter, Georgia; Baxter, Norway; Baxter, Sweden; Baxter, Slovenia

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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