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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiviral agent

Chemical Names

1-Docosanol (USAN)

n-Docosanol (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Docosanol (German)
  • Docosanol (French)

Generic Names

  • Docosanol (OS: DCF, USAN)
  • Behenic alcohol (IS)
  • Behenyl alcohol (IS: INCI)
  • Docosan-1-ol (IS)
  • Docosyl alcohol (IS)
  • IK-2 (IS)
  • Lanette 22 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Abreva
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Blistex
    DDD, United Kingdom
  • Erazaban
    Cophana, Belgium; Easypharm, Austria; Maxima, Czech Republic; Maxima, Lithuania; Medico Uno, Hungary; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Erazaban 10%
    Healthcare Brands International, Slovakia; Maxima Healthcare, Poland; Tonipharm, France
  • Healip
    Jenson, Greece
  • Lafrost
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Muxan
    Engelhard, Germany


DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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