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Carbenoxolone (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of peptic ulcer

Topical treatment of mouth ulcer

Chemical Name

Olean-12-en-29-oic acid, 3-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropoxy)-11-oxo-, (3β,20β)-

Foreign Names

  • Carbenoxolonum (Latin)
  • Carbenoxolon (German)
  • Carbénoxolone (French)
  • Carbenoxolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Carbenoxolone (OS: BAN)
  • Enoxolone succinate (IS)
  • Carbenoxolone Sodium (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • Disodium succinoyl glycyrrhetinate (INCI) (IS)
  • Carbenoxolone Sodium (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names

  • Carbosan
    Rowa, Hungary
  • Herpesan
    Rowa, Peru
  • Carbelone
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Carbosan
    Rowa, Lithuania; Rowa, Malta; Rowa Pharmaceuticals, Kuwait
  • Carbosan 2%
    Rowa, Oman
  • Carboxe
    Shiteh Organic, Taiwan
  • Copu
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Herpesan
    Rowa, Dominican Republic; Rowa, Guatemala; Rowa, Hong Kong; Rowa, Malaysia; Rowa, Nicaragua; Rowa, Panama; Rowa, Paraguay; Rowa, El Salvador
  • Rowagel
    Rowa, Philippines
  • Sanodin
    ERN, Spain


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

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