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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Imidazole derivative

Antiprotozoal agent: Trichomonacidal

Antiprotozoal agent: Amebicide

Chemical Names

(RS)-1-(2-Methyl-5-nitro-1-imidazolyl)-2-propanol (IUPAC)


1H-Imidazole-1-ethanol, α,2-dimethyl-5-nitro-

α,2-Dimethyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol (WHO)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Secnidazole (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • PM 185184 (IS)
  • RP 14539 (IS: Specia)

Brand Names

  • Albisec (Secnidazole and Itraconazole)
    Procaps, Guatemala; Procaps, Panama; Procaps, El Salvador; Procaps S.A., Dominican Republic; Unimed, Peru
  • Ambese
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Ambiform
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Amebizol
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Amitab
    Wockhardt, India
  • A-sec
    Saydon, Pakistan
  • Bianos
    Interpharm, Ecuador; Procaps, Guatemala; Procaps S.A., Dominican Republic; Unimed, Peru
  • C Cobistal (Secnidazole and Albendazole)
    Nycomed, Mexico
  • Daksol
    Galeno, Colombia; Galeno, Venezuela
  • Deprozol
    Aché, Brazil
  • Ecuzol
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Entosec
    Cipla, India
  • Esnidazol
    H.G., Ecuador
  • Etisec
    Novartis, India
  • Fazol
    Dollder, Venezuela
  • Flagentyl
    Eczacibasi, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Congo; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Vietnam; Specia, Oman; Vitória, Portugal
  • Gitrasek (Secnidazole and Itraconazole)
    Chinoin, Mexico
  • Gitrimeb
    Genetika, Ecuador
  • Gynerium (Secnidazole and Ketoconazole)
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Gynflu (Secnidazole and Fluconazole)
    Lafrancol, Peru
  • Gynflu Lafrancol (Secnidazole and Fluconazole)
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Imidal
    Juste Internacional, Dominican Republic
  • Italnidazol
    Italpharma, Ecuador
  • Itrasec (Secnidazole and Itraconazole)
    Elipesa, Dominican Republic
  • Ke Ni
    Fangsheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kelisaike
    South Ocean Pharmaceutical, China
  • Mebiacid
    ICA, Guatemala; ICA, El Salvador
  • Micosin Plus (Secnidazole and Ketoconazole)
    Quimica, Ecuador
  • Ming Jie
    Jiudian Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nordal Plus (Secnidazole and Ketoconazole)
    Laprofar, Dominican Republic
  • Nordal
    Laprofar, Dominican Republic
  • Parasi-Kit (Secnidazole and Albendazole)
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Parasi-Kit Pediátrico (Secnidazole and Albendazole (pediatric))
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Parasipack (Secnidazole and Albendazole)
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Pazidol 1-2 (Secnidazole and Albendazole)
    Life, Ecuador
  • Pazidol
    Life, Ecuador
  • Pleyazen
    Weider, Colombia
  • Pronil DS
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Prothelmint (Secnidazole and Albendazole)
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Sabima
    Atlantis, Mexico
  • Sai Ta Le
    Wanlong Pharmaceutical, China
  • Secdazol
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Secnezol
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Secniameb
    Armofar, Colombia
  • Secniameb Pediátrico (pediatric)
    Armofar, Colombia
  • Secnid
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Secnidal
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia; Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador; Sanofi-Aventis, Peru
  • Secnidazol Calox
    Calox, Venezuela
  • Secnidazol Genfar
    Genfar, Ecuador; Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., Dominican Republic; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., Panama; Genfar S.A., El Salvador
  • Secnidazol Gen-Far
    Genfar, Peru
  • Secnidazol La Santé
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Secnidazol MK
    McKesson, Ecuador; MK, Colombia
  • Secnidazol Nifa
    Nifa, Ecuador
  • Secnidazol
    AZ Pharma, Colombia; Calidad, Venezuela; Cofasa, Venezuela; Farmindustria, Peru; Genéricos Venezolanos, Venezuela; Kimiceg, Venezuela; La Sante, Peru; Pentacoop, Colombia; Quilab, Peru
  • Secnidox
    Laboratoire Bailly-Creat, Georgia
  • Secnihexal
    Hexal, Brazil
  • Secnil
    Abbott, India
  • Secnil Forte
    Abbott, India
  • Secnivax
    Vivax, Venezuela
  • Secnizol
    Incepta, Bangladesh; UCI, Brazil
  • Secnol
    Galien, France; Iprad, Luxembourg; Iprad, Vietnam
  • Seczol
    Valmor, Venezuela
  • Seczolin
    Intas, Vietnam
  • Seknil
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Sezol DS
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Sha Ba Ke
    Open Medicine, China
  • Sporasec (Secnidazole and Itraconazole)
    Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Peru
  • Tagera Forte
    Unichem, Peru
  • Tecnid
    Ativus, Brazil
  • Triconella
    Emdiex, Peru
  • Unidazol
    Zuoz, Venezuela
  • Xamex
    Quimica, Ecuador
  • Xi Ni Di
    Haixia Pharmaceutical, China
  • Xin Shuang
    Kangyuan Pharmaceutical, China
  • You Ke Xin
    Renhe Pharmacy, China

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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