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Dichlorophen

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P02DX02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000097-23-4

Chemical Formula

C13-H10-Cl2-O2

Molecular Weight

269

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 2018)
  • Dichlorophène (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names

  • Aca-Cerulen [+ Piperonyl] [veterinary use]
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Beaphar [+ Piperazine] [veterinary use]
    Beaphar Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Canine and Feline Wormer [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Strategic, United States
  • Cuniacar [+ Permethrin, + Rotenone] [veterinary use]
    Chifa, Italy
  • D & T Worm [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Strategic, United States
  • Dicestal [veterinary use]
    Medpet, South Africa
  • Difelen [veterinary use]
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Difolin [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States
  • Elite Dog & Cat Wormer [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    RSR Laboratories, United States
  • Footrot Aerosol [veterinary use]
    Fil, New Zealand
  • Happy Jack Worm [veterinary use]
    Happy Jack, United States
  • Hoss Gloss [veterinary use]
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Ilium Ear Drops [+ Pyrethrin, + Lidocaine, + Piperonyl Butoxide] for Dogs and Cats [veterinary use]
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Neodermovet [+ Chlorhexidine] [veterinary use]
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Pulvex [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Virbac AH, United States
  • Tri-Plex [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Intervet, United States
  • Trivermicide [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Happy Jack, United States
  • Vermiplex [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Intervet, United States
  • Worm [+ Toluene] [veterinary use]
    Farnam, United States

Glossary

TermDefinition
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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