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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent

Chemical Name

Mixture of chiefly tetradecyltrimetylammonium bromide wit smaller amounts of dodecyltrimetylammonium bromide and hexadecyltrimetylammonium bromide

Foreign Names

  • Cetrimidum (Latin)
  • Cetrimid (German)
  • Cétrimide (French)
  • Cetrimida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cetrimide (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Cétrimide (OS: DCF)
  • Zetrimid (IS)
  • Cetrimid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cetrimide (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Cétrimide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cetrimide Solution, Strong (PH: BP 2016)
  • Cetrimidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Aceptik-HC (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    AHPL, India
  • Aceptik-LA (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    AHPL, India
  • Acnederm (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine, + Glycerol)
    Ego, Hong Kong
  • Antiseptic Udder Cream (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    DeLaval, Australia
  • Ascabiol (Cetrimide and Lindane)
    AHPL, India
  • Aseptol (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Baby Guard (Cetrimide and Benzalkonium)
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Boots Antiseptic (Cetrimide and Benzyl Alcohol, + Allantoin)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Antiseptic Nappy Rash (Cetrimide and Dimeticone)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Antiseptic Wound Wash
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Lip and Cold Sore Relief (Cetrimide and Chlorocresol, + Dimeticone, + Urea)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boucren
    Bouzen, Argentina
  • Care Antiseptic
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom
  • Ceanel (Cetrimide and Undecylenic Acid)
    Alliance Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Cetadine (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Cetavlex
    C S Portugal, Portugal
  • Cetavlon
    Cana, Greece
  • Cetavlon 0.5%
    Pierre Fabre Médicament, France
  • Cetrexidin (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Gaba Vebas, Italy
  • Cetridine (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Adwic, Egypt
  • Cetridine (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Cetrifarm (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Nuova Farmec, Italy
  • Cetrigen (Cetrimide and Diethyltoluamide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Cetrimide
    Vitamed, Israel
  • Cetrimide AHPL (Cetrimide and Isopropyl Alcohol)
    AHPL, India
  • Cetrimide Orion
    Orion, New Zealand
  • Cetrimide Pharco
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Cetrimide PSM
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Cetrin (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine digluconate)
    Vitamed, Israel
  • Cetrodel 3%
    Adwic, Egypt
  • Chemilon (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Multichem, New Zealand
  • Chlorhexidine & Cetrimide Pfizer (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Pfizer, New Zealand
  • Chlorhexidine 0.015% & Cetrimide 0.15% Baxter (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Baxter, New Zealand
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate & Cetrimide Pfizer (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Pfizer, Malaysia
  • Citrolin (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Pharco, Egypt; Pharco, Romania
  • Dermocare (Cetrimide and Dimeticone)
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Doxymycin (Cetrimide and Sulfacetamide, + Doxycycline (veterinary use))
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Drapolene (Cetrimide and Benzalkonium)
    Chefaro, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; Omega Pharma, United Kingdom
  • Farvicett (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Nuova Farmec, Italy
  • Foot Rot Aerosol (veterinary use)
    Battle, Hayward & Bower Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Germidal (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Life, Ecuador
  • Hibicet (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Regent, Netherlands
  • Hibisol (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Iteol-3 (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    AstraZeneca, India
  • Joyla (Cetrimide and Aluminium)
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Karicare Barrier (Cetrimide and Dimeticone)
    Nutricia, New Zealand
  • Kevilon (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Lanacane C (Cetrimide and Benzocaine)
    Wilson, New Zealand
  • Lidocaina Ogna (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Ogna, Italy
  • Lignosol (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Arab Center, Egypt; Arab Centre, Bahrain; Arab Center for Pharmaceutical and Chemical APAC, Oman
  • Liravlon (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Lira, Ecuador
  • Lypsyl Cold Sore (Cetrimide and Lidocaine, + Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate)
    Alliance Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Morhonine For Dental Use (Cetrimide and Edetic Acid)
    Showa Yakuhin Kako, Japan
  • Nadalube (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Neo Resiguard (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Nicholas Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Novascab (Cetrimide and Lindane)
    Invision, India
  • Rectoquotane (Cetrimide and Quinisocaine)
    Zambon, France
  • Savior (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Teva, Israel
  • Savlo Sept (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Philo Ph, Egypt
  • Savlon (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    ACI, Bangladesh; Alston Garrard, Malta; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Peru; Johnson & Johnson, Egypt; Johnson & Johnson, India; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom; Reckitt Benckiser, New Zealand
  • Savlon First Aid 0.5%
    Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom
  • Savlotec (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Western, Egypt
  • Savonol (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Merkez, Turkey
  • Savrolin (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Oro, Turkey
  • Scablone (Cetrimide and Lindane)
    Psycorem, India
  • Scaboma-C (Cetrimide and Lindane)
    Glenmark, India
  • Septoral (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Cid, Egypt
  • Siccasan (Cetrimide and Dexpanthenol)
    Anstalt zur gewerblichen Prod. von Heilmitteln und Arzneiwaren AGEPHA, Austria
  • Siloderm (Cetrimide and Dimeticone)
    Misr, Egypt
  • Siopel (Cetrimide and Dimeticone)
    Glenmark, South Africa
  • SOOV Bite (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Ego, New Zealand
  • SOOV Burn (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Ego, New Zealand
  • Sterets (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Medlock, Malta
  • Stérilène 0.5%
    Gifrer, France
  • Sun Vlon (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine)
    Golden Q, Egypt
  • Sykes Animol-C (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Uiercrème-ace (Cetrimide and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Ecuphar, Netherlands
  • Vidisic (Cetrimide and Carbomer)
    Dr. Mann, Hungary
  • Viscotears (Cetrimide and Carbomer)
    Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Thea Laboratoires, Norway
  • Xogel (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Septodont, Belgium; Septodont, France
  • Xogel Enfant (Cetrimide and Lidocaine (pediatric))
    Septodont, Belgium
  • Xogel Enfants (Cetrimide and Lidocaine (pediatric))
    Septodont, France
  • Xylonor (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Septodont, Austria; Septodont, Belgium; Septodont, France; Septodont, Malta; Septodont, Israel; Wild, Switzerland
  • Ziacaïne (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Ziagel (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Ziagel Enfants (Cetrimide and Lidocaine (pediatric))
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Zinsomine (Cetrimide and Zinc Oxide, + Diphenhydramine)
    Christo, Hong Kong
  • Xylonor (Cetrimide and Lidocaine)
    Mab Dental, Spain


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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