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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 Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

1-Piperazinecarboxamide, N,N-dietyl-4-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Diethylcarbamazinum (Latin)
  • Diethylcarbamazin (German)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (French)
  • Dietilcarbamazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Diethylcarbamazine (OS: BAN)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (OS: DCF)
  • Carbamazine (IS)
  • L 84 (IS)
  • RP 3799 (IS)
  • Dietilcarbamazina (PH: F.U. IX)
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Ditrazinum (IS)
  • Diethylcarbamazin Dihydrogen Citrate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Diethylcarbamazindihydrogencitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Diéthylcarbamazine (citrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Diethylcarbamazine citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Diethylcarbamazini citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)
  • Diethylcarbamazini dihydrogenocitras (PH: Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Banocide
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Decet
    RND Labs, India
  • Dec-P
    Commonwealth, India
  • Dicarb
    Inga, India
  • Hetrazan
    Wyeth, India
  • Notezine
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Carbam (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Cetrezol-D (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    East West, India
  • Cetrezol-D Forte (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    East West, India
  • D.E.C. (veterinary use)
    Strategic, United States
  • Decet-BD (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    RND Labs, India
  • Diethylcarbamazine Citrate Lloyd (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, United States
  • Dimmitrol (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Dirocide (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Filanil Forte (Diethylcarbamazine and Chlorphenamine)
    Regardia, India
  • Filaribits (Diethylcarbamazine and Oxibendazole (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Filaribits (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Filarizide
    Blue Sky, Philippines
  • Filban (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Nemacide (veterinary use)
    Strategic, United States
  • Nemacide-C (veterinary use)
    Strategic, United States
  • Notezine
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Pet-Dec (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Supatonin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Trozan (Diethylcarbamazine and Cetirizine)
    Stedman, India


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
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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