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Benzyl Benzoate

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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


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Chemical Name

Benzoic acid, phenylmetyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Benzylis benzoas (Latin)
  • Benzyl benzoat (German)
  • Benzoate de benzyle (French)

Generic Names

  • Benzyl Benzoate (OS: JAN)
  • Acarobenzyl (IS)
  • Benzevan (IS)
  • Benzoesäurebenzylester (IS)
  • Spasmodine (IS)
  • Benzyl benzoate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benzyl Benzoate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Benzylbenzoat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benzyle (benzoate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benzylis benzoas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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