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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, 5,7-diiodo-

Foreign Names

  • Diiodohydroxyquinolinum (Latin)
  • Diiodohydroxyquinolin (German)
  • Diiodohydroxyquinoléine (French)
  • Diiodohidroxiquinoleina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Ambizole [+ Metronidazole]
    Dosaco, Pakistan
  • Amebyl [+ Metronidazole]
    Offenbach, Mexico
  • Apquin
    Anglopak, Pakistan
  • Bioquin
    Specific, Pakistan
  • Daragon [+ Metronidazole]
    Mendoza, Pakistan
  • Depofin
    Allen, Mexico
  • Di-Iodohydroxyquinoline
    Krka-Pak, Pakistan; Lisko, Pakistan; Uneskolabs, Pakistan
  • Diodoquin
    Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer, Mexico
  • Dyrid [+ Metronidazole]
    Medicraft, Pakistan
  • Entero-Diyod
    Serral, Mexico
  • Enteroquin
    ADCO, Egypt
  • Exoquin
    Quimica Son's, Mexico
  • Facetin D [+ Phthalylsulfacetamide, + Homatropine]
    Ifusa, Mexico
  • Farmeban [+ Dimeticone]
    Farmasa Schwabe, Mexico
  • Flagenase [+ Metronidazole benzoate]
    Liomont, Mexico
  • Hipoglos Cicatrizante [+ Undecylenic Acid, + Sodium Propionate, + Boric Acid, + Zinc Oxid]
    Andromaco, Argentina
  • Idogil [+ Metronidazole]
    Uneskolabs, Pakistan
  • Iodomet [+ Metronidazole]
    Ideal, Pakistan
  • Lambliquin [+ Metronidazole]
    Novag, Mexico
  • Lederform [+ Triamcinolone]
    Delux, Pakistan
  • Medinolon [+ Metronidazole]
    Neomedix, Pakistan
  • Mediolon [+ Metronidazole]
    Neomedix, Pakistan
  • Metodine [+ Metronidazole]
    Pfizer, Mexico; Searle, Pakistan
  • Metokin [+ Metronidazole]
    Xenon, Pakistan
  • Metomet [+ Metronidazole]
    Tagma, Pakistan
  • Novageon [+ Benzalkonium, + Nystatin]
    Liferpal, Mexico
  • Paramibe Comp [+ Metronidazole]
    Cid, Egypt
  • Stomffler Plus [+ Metronidazole]
    Loeffler, Mexico
  • Threchop [+ Furazolidone, + Homatropine, + Kaolin, + Pectin]
    Collins, Mexico
  • Vagicin [+ Nystatin, + Chloramphenicol]
    Charoen Bhaesaj Lab, Thailand
  • Versamiv
    Novag, Mexico


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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