Policosanol

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C10AX08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0142583-61-7

Therapeutic Category

Antilipemic agent: Concomitant therapy

Chemical Name

Mixture of high molecular weight aliphatic alcohols isolated from sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum); main component is octacosasol

Foreign Name

  • Policosanol (German)

Generic Names

  • Ateromixol (IS)
  • CCRIS 7209 (IS)
  • PPG 5 (IS)

Brand Names

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