Macrogol

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A06AD15

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0025322-68-3

Therapeutic Categories

Laxative, osmotically acting

Pharmaceutic aid

Laxative, softener

Chemical Name

Mixtures of polymers with the general formula H-(OCH₂-CH₂)!n-OH where nrepresents the average number of oxyethylene groups (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Macrogolum (Latin)
  • Macrogol (German)
  • Macrogol (French)
  • Macrogol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Macrogol (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Polyethylene Glycol (OS: USAN)
  • CCRIS 979 (IS)
  • NSC 152324 (IS)
  • PEG (IS)
  • Poly (IS: ethylene oxide)
  • Polyoxyethylene (IS)
  • Macrogol 1500 (PH: JP XV)
  • Macrogol 20000 (PH: JP XV)
  • Macrogol 400 (PH: JP XV)
  • Macrogol 4000 (PH: JP XV)
  • Macrogol 6000 (PH: JP XV)
  • Macrogola (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Macrogols (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Polyethylene Glycol (PH: NF 29)
  • PEG 3350 (IS)
  • Polyethylene glycol 3350 (IS)
  • NSC 108963 (IS)
  • PEG 4000 (IS)
  • Polyethylene glycol 4000 (IS)
  • Macrogol 4000 (PH: JP XV)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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