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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

Benzamide, N-[3-chloro-4-(4-chlorophenoxy)phenyl]-2-hydroxy-3,5-diiodo-

Foreign Names

  • Rafoxanidum (Latin)
  • Rafoxanid (German)
  • Rafoxanide (French)
  • Rafoxanida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rafoxanide (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • MK 990 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Crede Mintic Roxilev (Rafoxanide and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Experto Vet, South Africa
  • Flukinex (veterinary use)
    Interchem, Ireland
  • Nasalcur (veterinary use)
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Nem A Rid (Rafoxanide and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Ranigel (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Ranox (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ridafluke (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Tramisol (Rafoxanide and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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