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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

Anthelmintic agent

Antifungal agent for topical use

Chemical Name

Phenol, 2,2'-metylenebis[4-chloro-

Foreign Names

  • Dichlorophenum (Latin)
  • Dichlorophen (German)
  • Dichlorophène (French)
  • Diclorofeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dichlorophen (OS: BAN)
  • Dichlorophène (OS: DCF)
  • Dichlor-dihydroxy-diphenylmethane (IS)
  • Di-Phenthan-70 (IS)
  • G-4 (IS)
  • Gingivit (IS)
  • Hyosan (IS)
  • Dichlorophen (PH: BP 2016)
  • Dichlorophène (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names

  • Aca-Cerulen (Dichlorophen and Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Anaplex Caps (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Strategic, United States
  • Beaphar Multiwormer (Dichlorophen and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Beaphar Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Cuniacar (Dichlorophen and Permethrin, + Rotenone (veterinary use))
    Chifa, Italy
  • D & T Worm (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Strategic, United States
  • Dichlorophen (veterinary use)
    Battle, Hayward & Bower Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Difelen (veterinary use)
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Difolin (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Dual Action Worming (Dichlorophen and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Battle, Hayward & Bower Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Elite Dog & Cat Wormer (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    RSR Laboratories, United States
  • Footrot Aerosol (veterinary use)
    Fil, New Zealand
  • Hoss Gloss (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Johnson's Easy Tapewormer (veterinary use)
    Johnson's, United Kingdom
  • Johnson's Twin Wormer (Dichlorophen and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Johnson's, United Kingdom
  • L.K. Worming Capsules For Dogs (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Pegasus, United States
  • Neodermovet (Dichlorophen and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Pottie's Green Ointment (Dichlorophen and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Pulvex (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Virbac AH, United States
  • Tiny Tiger (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Pegasus, United States
  • Tri-Plex (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Trivermicide (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Happy Jack, United States
  • Vermiplex (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Wilko Dual Action (Dichlorophen and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Armitage Bros Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Worm Capsules (Dichlorophen and Toluene (veterinary use))
    Farnam, United States


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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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