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Acriflavinium Chloride

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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

Mixture of the hydrochlorides of 3,6-diamino-10-methylacridinium chloride and 3,6-diamino-acridine (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Acriflavinii chloridum (Latin)
  • Acriflavinium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure d'acriflavinium (French)
  • Cloruro de acriflavinio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acriflavinium (chlorure d') (OS: DCF)
  • Acriflavine Hydrochloride (IS)
  • Flavacridinum (IS: USSRP)
  • Neutroflavine (IS)
  • Panflavin (IS)
  • Trypaflavin (IS)
  • Xanthacridinum (IS)
  • Acriflavinii chloridum (PH: Ph. Helv. 8)
  • Acriflavinium Chloride (PH: BP 2007)
  • Acriflavinium Monochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 5)
  • Acriflaviniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Helv. 8)
  • Acriflaviniummonochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 5)

Brand Names

  • Acrivine
    Epoch, Pakistan
  • Chromargon (Acriflavinium Chloride and Oxyquinoline)
    Richard, France
  • Colombo Morenicol Alparex (Acriflavinium Chloride and Malachite Green (veterinary use))
    Fishmed, Switzerland
  • Koi Med Anti Pilz (Acriflavinium Chloride and Proflavine, + Malachite Green (veterinary use))
    Fishmed, Switzerland
  • Sera omnipur (Acriflavinium Chloride and Aminoacridine, + Ethacridine, + Malachite Green (veterinary use))
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Tetra Medical General Tonic (Acriflavinium Chloride and Aminoacridine, + Ethacridine, + Methylthioninium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Delphin-Amazonia, Switzerland


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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