Lauromacrogol 400



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Anesthetic, local

Agent for antivaricose therapy

Contraceptive, spermicidal agent

Sclerosing agent

Antipruritic agent

Chemical Name

Polyethylene glycol monododecyl ether, the name is followed by a number (400) corresponding approximately to the average molecular mass of the polyethylene glycol portion (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Lauromacrogolum 400 (Latin)
  • Lauromacrogol 400 (German)
  • Lauromacrogol 400 (French)
  • Lauromacrogol 400 (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Laureth 9 (OS: USAN)
  • Lauromacrogol 400 (OS: DCF)
  • Lauromacrogolo 400 (OS: DCIT)
  • Polidocanol (OS: DCF)
  • Dodeceth-9 (IS)
  • Hetoxol L-9 (IS)
  • Macrogol-9-laurylether (IS)
  • Nonaethylene glycol monododecyl ether (IS)
  • PEG-9 laurylether (IS)
  • Polidocanol 600 (IS)
  • Polyethylene glycol (9) monododecyl ether (IS)
  • Lauromacrogol 400 (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lauromacrogolum 400 (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aethoxysclerol
    IFET, Greece
  • Aethoxysklerol Kreussler
    Cem Farma, Turkey
  • Aethoxysklerol
    Codali, Belgium; Dr. R. Pfleger, Chemische Fabrik, Czech Republic; Erwo, Austria; Inverdia, Sweden; Kreussler, Germany; Kreussler, Denmark; Kreussler, Hungary; Kreussler, Latvia; Kreussler, Poland; Kreussler, Slovakia; Medifront, Finland; Pro Concepta Zug, Switzerland; Sakai Kagaku, Japan; Sigma, Netherlands
  • Aethoxysklerol F
    Kreussler, Germany
  • Aetoxisclerol
    Kreussler, France
  • Anacal (Lauromacrogol 400 and Glucosaminoglycan Polysulfate)
    Genus, United Kingdom; Genus, Malta; Marlborough, United Kingdom
  • Anaesthesulf
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Asclera
    BioForm Medical Inc., United States
  • Atossisclerol
    IFET, Greece; Kreussler-D, Italy
  • Dentinox (Lauromacrogol 400 and Lidocaine)
    Dentinox, Georgia; Vemedia, Netherlands
  • Etoxisclerol
    Ferrer Farma, Spain; Flupal, Venezuela
  • Liquifilm Tears
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Optiderm (Lauromacrogol 400 and Urea)
    Almirall, Switzerland; Almirall Hermal, Austria; Almirall Hermal, Germany; Hermal, Poland; Hermal, Slovakia
  • Optiderm F (Lauromacrogol 400 and Urea)
    Almirall, Switzerland
  • Oxydermin (Lauromacrogol 400 and Zinc Oxide)
    Wild, Switzerland
  • Polidocanol Alet
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Polidocaskerol
    Sakai Kagaku, Japan
  • Pruriderm
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Pruri-med Lipolotion (Lauromacrogol 400 and Urea)
    Permamed, Switzerland
  • Pruri-med (Lauromacrogol 400 and Disodium Undecylenamido-MEA-sulfosuccinate)
    Permamed, Switzerland
  • Recessan
    Kreussler, Germany
  • Sclerovein
    Resinag, Switzerland

International Drug Name Search


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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