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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent

Chemical Name

Arsenic (IUPAC)

Foreign Name

  • Arsen elementar (German)

Generic Names

  • Arsenia (IS)
  • Black Arsenic (IS)
  • Colloidal Arsenic (IS)
  • Grey Arsenic (IS)
  • HSDB 509 (IS)
  • Metallic Arsenic (IS)
  • Solid Arsenic (IS)
  • Arsenical Paste (PH: JP XVII)
  • Anhydride arsénieux (OS: DCF)
  • Arsenic Trioxide (OS: JAN, USAN)
  • Acide arsénieux (IS)
  • Acidum arsenicum anhydricum (IS)
  • Arsenic (III) oxide (IS)
  • Arsenic oxide (IS)
  • Arsenic sesquioxide (IS)
  • Arsenic white, solid (IS)
  • Arsenicum album (IS)
  • Arsenige Säure (IS)
  • Arsenious acid (IS)
  • Arsenious acid, solid (IS)
  • Arsenious anhydride (IS)
  • Arsenious oxide (IS)
  • Arsenious oxide anhydride (IS)
  • Arsenite (IS)
  • Arsenolites (IS)
  • Arsodent (IS)
  • Claudelite (IS)
  • Claudetite (IS)
  • Crude arsenic (IS)
  • Diarsenic trioxide (IS)
  • White arsenic (IS)
  • Arsenic Trioxide (PH: JP XVII)
  • Arsénieux (anhydride) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names

  • Arsenious Acid Yida
    Yida, China
  • Caustinerf Arsenical [+ Ephedrine, + Lidocaine]
    Septodont, Lithuania
  • Arsenic Trioxide
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Arsikem
    Alkem, India
  • Asadin
    TTY, Malaysia; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan
  • Leusenox
    Kocak Farma, Turkey
  • Pasta Arsenicale [+ Ephedrin, + Lidocaine]
    Ogna, Italy
  • Phenasen
    Phebra, Australia
  • Trioxido de Arsenico
    HB Human Biosc, Colombia
  • Trisenox
    Almac, Russian Federation; Cephalon, Italy; Cephalon, Slovakia; Cephalon, United States; CP Pharmaceuticals, Israel; Nippon Shinyaku, Japan; Raffo, Argentina; Teva, Brazil; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Denmark; Teva, Spain; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Norway; Teva, Sweden; Teva Canada, Canada; Teva Eesti, Estonia; Teva Ilac, Turkey; Teva Nederland, Netherlands; Teva Pharma, Belgium; Teva Pharma, Romania; Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland; Teva Pharmaceuticals BV, Greece; Teva Santé, France
  • Trisenox 10mg/10ml
    Teva, Switzerland
  • Trisenox 1mg/ml
    Teva, Germany; Teva, Luxembourg; Teva Pharma, Austria
  • Varitrinox
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Varitronox
    Gador, Chile


DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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