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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Antiprotozoal agent: Amebicide

Chemical Name

8-Quinolinol, 5-chloro-7-iodo-

Foreign Names

  • Clioquinolum (Latin)
  • Clioquinol (German)
  • Clioquinol (French)
  • Clioquinol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cliochinolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Clioquinol (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Chinoform (IS)
  • Enteromed (IS)
  • Iodochlorhydroxyquin (IS)
  • Iodochloroxychinoline (IS)
  • SF 111 (IS)
  • Clioquinol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Clioquinolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Helv. 9)
  • Iodoclorossichinolina (PH: F.U. VIII)

Brand Names

  • Ala-Quin (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Del Ray, United States
  • Aplosyn C (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone)
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Betaval C (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    ADCO, Egypt
  • Betnovat med chinoform (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden
  • Betnovate C (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GSK, Turkey
  • Betnovate Q (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil
  • Betnovate-C (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Betosone-Ce (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Clicort (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Riyadh Pharma, Oman
  • Clio-Betnovate (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico
  • Cliosone (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Clobeta-G (Clioquinol and Betamethasone, + Gentamicin, + Clotrimazole)
    Loyal Advance, Hong Kong
  • Dermasorb AF (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Crown Labs, United States
  • Dermocort (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Misr, Egypt
  • Dermosolon (Clioquinol and Prednisolone)
    Gedeon Richter, Lithuania
  • Dertec (Clioquinol and Betamethasone, + Gentamicin, + Tolnaftate)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Desonida C (Clioquinol and Desonide)
    Medihealth, Colombia
  • Dexaval V (Clioquinol and Dexamethasone)
    Tecnifar, Portugal
  • Dipform (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    Fulford, India
  • Diproformo (Clioquinol and Bethametasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Schering-Plough, Venezuela
  • Diproquin (Clioquinol and Betamethasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile
  • Drenifórmio (Clioquinol and Fludroxycortide)
    Biolabfarma, Brazil
  • Flumetanol (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Flumetasone/Clioquinol 0.02% Amdipharm (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom
  • Flumetasone/Clioquinol 1% Amdipharm (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom
  • Ke Ai Lin
    Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research Pharmaceutical, China
  • Linola
    Dr. August Wolff, Lithuania
  • Linola Sept
    Wolff, Germany
  • Locacorten Vioform (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Amdipharm, Denmark; Novartis, Egypt; Paladin, Canada
  • Locacortene-Vioform (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Novartis, Oman; Pharmaco, South Africa; Vitalis, Turkey
  • Locacorten-Vioform (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    AFT, New Zealand; Amdipharm, Finland; Amdipharm, Netherlands; Amdipharm, Sweden; Link, Australia; Novartis, Bahrain; Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • Locarten Vioform (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Locorten (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Metropolis Healthcare, Malta; Phidea Pharma, Italy
  • Locorten Vioform (Clioquinol and Flumethasone)
    Novartis, Brazil
  • Lorinden C (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Jelfa, Bulgaria; Jelfa, Lithuania; Jelfa, Latvia; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Menaderm Clio (Clioquinol and Beclometasone)
    Laboratorios Menarini, Spain; Menarini, Costa Rica; Menarini, Dominican Republic; Menarini, Guatemala; Menarini, Honduras; Menarini, Nicaragua; Menarini, Panama; Menarini, El Salvador
  • Menaderm Otologico (Clioquinol and Beclometasone)
    Laboratorios Menarini, Spain
  • Menaderm Otológico (Clioquinol and Beclometasone)
    Menarini, Costa Rica; Menarini, Dominican Republic; Menarini, Guatemala; Menarini, Honduras; Menarini, Nicaragua; Menarini, Panama; Menarini, El Salvador
  • Myco-Synalar (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone)
    Minerva, Greece
  • Otocort (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    hi pharm, Egypt
  • Prednol-A (Clioquinol and Desonide)
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Quadriderm (Clioquinol and Betamethasone, + Gentamicin, + Tolnaftate)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; MSD, Thailand
  • Quinodermil (Clioquinol and Salicylic Acid)
    Edol, Portugal
  • Rheaform (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Synalar 0.025% med Chinoform (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone Acetonide)
    Bioglan, Denmark
  • Synalar med Chinoform (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone Acetonide)
    Bioglan, Norway
  • Synalar-C (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone)
    Chinoin, Mexico; Glenmark, South Africa
  • Topsyn-Y (Clioquinol and Fluocinonide)
    Chinoin, Mexico
  • Vioderm
    Kahira, Oman
  • Vioderm 3%
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Vioderm Hydrocortisone (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Vioform (Clioquinol and Hydrocortison)
    Novartis, Oman
  • Vioform Hydrocortisone (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Paladin, Canada
  • Vioformo
    Novartis, Mexico
  • Vioformo Cort (Clioquinol and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis, Mexico
  • Viotic (Clioquinol and Flumetasone)
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Yderm (Clioquinol and Fluocinolone Acetonide)
    Liferpal, Mexico
  • Yoxipren (Clioquinol and Prednisolone)
    ECU, Ecuador


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
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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