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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 Category


Chemical Name

Urea, (2,5-dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Allantoinum (Latin)
  • Allantoin (German)
  • Allantoïne (French)
  • Alantoína (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Allantoin (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Allantoïne (OS: DCF)
  • Cordianine (IS)
  • Allantoin (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Allantoine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Allantoinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Adolex (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Adolex Plus (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Afonisan (Allantoin and Sulfadiazine)
    Purissimus, Argentina
  • Alantamida (Allantoin and Dequalinium Chloride)
    Meyer, Venezuela
  • Alantan
    Unia, Poland
  • Alantan-Plus (Allantoin and Dexpanthenol)
    Unia, Poland
  • Alphosyl
    GlaxoSmithKline, Kenya
  • Anodesyn (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom; Thornton & Ross, Malta
  • Anomex (Allantoin and Hydrocortisone, + Lidocaine, + Zinc)
    Bliss, Hong Kong
  • Bioclear (Allantoin and Oxyquinoline)
    Nile, Egypt
  • Boots Antiseptic (Allantoin and Benzyl Alcohol, + Cetrimide)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Haemorrhoid Relief (Allantoin and Lidocaine)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Claragine (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Laboratorio Prater, Chile; Qualipharm, Peru
  • Contractubex (Allantoin and Heparin)
    Assos, Turkey; Merz, Hungary; Merz, Malta; Merz, Slovakia; Merz Consumer Care Austria, Austria; Oktal, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Deroxen (Allantoin and Chlorhexidine, + Levomenol (veterinary use))
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Egoderm (Allantoin and Ichthammol)
    Ego, Malaysia; Ego Pharmaceuticals Singapore, Singapore; Ego, Hong Kong
  • Ezalic 20% (Allantoin and Azelaic Acid)
    Multipharma, Egypt
  • Hylo-Vision HD plus (Allantoin and Hyaluronic Acid)
    OmniVision, Germany
  • JieAn (Allantoin and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Chongqing Taiping Pharmaceutical, China
  • Jox (Allantoin and Povidone-Iodine)
    Ivax, Georgia; Ivax, Slovakia; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Georgia; Teva, Lithuania; Teva Eesti, Estonia
  • Lifulin (Allantoin and Mafenide)
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Masse
    Johnson & Johnson, India
  • Pancrit (Allantoin and Cetylpyridinium)
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Polaramine Topico (Allantoin and Dexchlorpheniramine)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Proderm Hidratante (Allantoin and Triclosan)
    Galderma, Brazil


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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