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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories


Dermatological agent

Chemical Name

Carboxymetylated microspheres produced by reaction of partially hydrolysed starch wit epichlorhydrin; slowly degradable by amylase

Foreign Names

  • Cadexomerum (Latin)
  • Cadexomer (German)
  • Cadexomère (French)
  • Cadexomero (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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