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Lauromacrogol 400

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C05BB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009015-55-8

Therapeutic Categories

Agent for antivaricose therapy

Anesthetic, local

Antipruritic agent

Sclerosing agent

Contraceptive, spermicidal 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, JAN)
  • 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 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lauromacrogolum 400 (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Aethoxysclerol
    IFET, Greece
  • Aethoxysklerol
    Base Pharma Ltd, Australia; Cem Farma, Turkey; Chemische Fabrik Kreussler, Thailand; Dr. R. Pfleger, Chemische Fabrik, Czech Republic; Inverdia, Sweden; Kreussler, Germany; Kreussler, Hungary; Kreussler, Latvia; Kreussler, Poland; Kreussler, Slovakia; MediLink, Denmark; MPCA, Belgium; Pro Concepta Zug, Switzerland; Sakai Kagaku, Japan; sigma-tau, Netherlands
  • Aethoxysklerol 0.5%
    Erwo, Austria
  • Aethoxysklerol 1%
    Erwo, Austria
  • Aethoxysklerol 2%
    Erwo, Austria; Kreussler, Egypt
  • Aethoxysklerol 3%
    Erwo, Austria; Kreussler, Egypt
  • Aethoxysklerol F
    Kreussler, Germany
  • Anacal (Lauromacrogol 400 and Glucosaminoglycan Polysulfate)
    Genus, United Kingdom; Genus, Malta; Marlborough, United Kingdom
  • Anaesthesulf
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Atossisclerol
    IFET, Greece; Kreussler-D, Italy
  • Betadine Cold Sore (Lauromacrogol 400 and Povidone-Iodine)
    Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand
  • Dentinox (Lauromacrogol 400 and Lidocaine)
    Dentinox, Georgia
  • EpiAnal (Lauromacrogol 400 and Oleic Acid sodium)
    Will, Netherlands
  • Etoxisclerol
    Ferrer Farma, Spain; Flupal, Venezuela
  • Optiderm (Lauromacrogol 400 and Urea)
    Almirall, Switzerland; Almirall Hermal, Austria; Almirall Hermal, Germany; Hermal, Slovakia
  • Polidocasklerol
    Sakai Kagaku, Japan
  • Pruriderm
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Pruri-med (Lauromacrogol 400 and Disodium Undecylenamido-MEA-sulfosuccinate)
    Permamed, Switzerland
  • Pruri-med (Lauromacrogol 400 and Urea)
    Permamed, Switzerland
  • Recessan
    Kreussler, Germany
  • Sclerovein
    Resinag, Switzerland
  • Varithena
    Provensis, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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