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Dequalinium Chloride



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent

Chemical Names

1,1'-(1,10-Decanediyl)bis(4-amino-2-metylquinolinium) dichloride

1,1'-Decametylenebis(4-aminoquinaldinium chloride)

Quinolinium, 1,1'-(1,10-decanediyl)bis[4-amino-2-metyl-, dichloride

Foreign Names

  • Dequalinii Chloridum (Latin)
  • Dequalinium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de Déqualinium (French)
  • Cloruro de decalinio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dequalinium Chloride (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • BAQD10 (IS)
  • Decamine (IS)
  • Dequadin chloride (IS)
  • Dequalinium chloratum (IS)
  • Dynexan-mhp (IS)
  • Dequalinii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Déqualinium (chlorure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dequalinium Chloride (PH: BP 2016)
  • Dequalinium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dequaliniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alantamida (Dequalinium Chloride and Allantoin)
    Meyer, Venezuela
  • Angin San (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Takeda, Belgium
  • Anginol
    Labima, Belgium
  • Anginol-Lidocaine (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Labima, Belgium
  • Anginova (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine, + Trypsin)
    Confar, Portugal
  • Anginova (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Medinova, Switzerland
  • Apolar med dekvalin (Dequalinium Chloride and Desonide)
    Actavis, Norway
  • Beacons DQ Loz
    Beacons Pharmaceuticals, Hong Kong
  • Benzodiazol (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Meyer, Venezuela
  • Bucoseptol (Dequalinium Chloride and Benzocaine)
    Neo, Colombia
  • Caramelos Multibióticos (Dequalinium Chloride and Benzocaine)
    Pharmavida, Peru
  • Coryfin Gola
    SIT, Italy
  • Dealin
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Decamedin
    Tanabe, Indonesia
  • Decatileno (Dequalinium Chloride and Cinchocaine)
    Mepha, Costa Rica; Mepha, Ecuador; Mepha, Guatemala; Mepha, Honduras; Mepha, Nicaragua; Mepha, Panama; Mepha, El Salvador
  • Decatylen (Dequalinium Chloride and Cinchocaine)
    Acino Switzerland, Hong Kong; Mepha, Estonia; Mepha, Georgia; Mepha, Lebanon; Mepha, Lithuania; Mepha, Latvia
  • Decatylen Neo (Dequalinium Chloride and Cinchocaine)
    Acino Pharma, Switzerland
  • Decosan
    Ni-The, Greece
  • Degirol
    Darya-Varia, Indonesia; United Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Myanmar
  • Degualinium Chloride
    Meiji, China
  • Dek (Dequalinium Chloride and Benzocaine)
    Materfarma, Portugal
  • Delin
    Atlantic Lab, Hong Kong; Atlantic Laboratories, China
  • DEQ (Dequalinium Chloride and Tyrothricin)
    Atlantic Lab, Hong Kong; Atlantic Lab, Thailand; Atlantic Laboratories, China
  • Dequadin
    Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Eurospital, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; GSK, Turkey; Reckitt Benckiser, Malta
  • Dequadin (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Dequalinetten
    Sigmapharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Dequalinium DHA
    DHA, Hong Kong
  • Dequonal
    Erwo Pharma, Austria
  • Dequonal (Dequalinium Chloride and Benzalkonium)
    Kreussler, Germany; Resinag, Switzerland
  • dexalgin Dequadex (Dequalinium Chloride and Dexpanthenol)
    Kwizda Pharma, Austria
  • Dexxon
    Kotra Pharma, Hong Kong
  • Donaxyl
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; CampusPharma, Sweden
  • Efisol (Dequalinium Chloride and Ascorbic Acid)
    Actavis, Lithuania; Actavis, Latvia; Balkanpharma, Bulgaria; Balkanpharma, Georgia
  • Eucillin B (Dequalinium Chloride and Bacitracin] , (+ Diphenylpyraline))
    Sigmapharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Fluomizin
    Cemelog-BRS, Bulgaria; FGK Representative Service, Austria; Goodlife, Netherlands; KoRa Healthcare, United Kingdom; Medico Uno, Romania; Medico Uno, Serbia; Medinova, Switzerland; Medinova, Hong Kong; Medinova, Lebanon; Medinova, Myanmar; Medinova, Philippines; Medinova, Thailand; Medinova, Vietnam; Merck, Belgium; Merck, Poland; Pierre Fabre, Germany; Pierre Fabre Italia, Italy; Rottendorf, Georgia; Tecnimede, Portugal; Vivax, Slovakia
  • Goladin
    Sofar, Italy
  • Gurgellösung-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Jasimenth CN (Dequalinium Chloride and Ascorbic Acid)
    Bolder, Germany
  • Larypro (Dequalinium Chloride and Lysozyme)
    October Pharma, Egypt
  • Lisomucil Gola (Dequalinium Chloride and Enoxolone)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Italy
  • Nattermann Streptofree
    Novum, Netherlands
  • Nofrozic
    Fortune Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Nordman
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Oro Rhinathiol (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Osangin
    Antonetto, Italy; Antonetto, Malta
  • Quadezyme (Dequalinium Chloride and Lysozyme)
    Pascual, Hong Kong
  • SP Meiji
    Meiji Seika Pharma, Japan
  • SP Troches
    Meiji, Indonesia
  • Tonsillol
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Tyroqualin (Dequalinium Chloride and Lidocaine, + Tyrothricin)
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland


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

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