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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

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Antiprotozoal agent: Trypanocidal

Antiprotozoal agent: Leishmaniocidal

Chemical Names

D-Glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(metylamino)-

Metylglucamine, N-


Foreign Names

  • Megluminum (Latin)
  • Meglumin (German)
  • Meglumine (French)
  • Meglumina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Cycloferon
    Polysan, Georgia
  • Cycloferon (Meglumine and Cridanimod)
    Polisan, Latvia
  • Liometacen
    Chiesi, Thailand
  • Glucantime
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia; Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Georgia
  • Glucantime (veterinary use)
    Merial, France; Merial, Italy
  • Reamberin
    Polysan, Russian Federation

International Drug Name Search


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

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.