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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Mucolytic agent

Chemical Names

({2-Oxo-2-[(2-oxotiolan-3-yl)amino]etyl)sulfanyl}acetic acid (BAN)

(±)-[[[(Tetrahydro-2-oxo-3-tienyl)carbamoyl]metyl]tio]acetic acid

Foreign Names

  • Erdosteinum (Latin)
  • Erdostein (German)
  • Erdostéine (French)
  • Erdosteína (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Erdosteine (OS: BAN)
  • Erdostéine (OS: DCF)
  • Dithiosteine (IS)
  • RV 144 (IS)

Brand Names

  • A Duo Ting
    PuKang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Dosivec
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Dostein
    Carnot, Colombia; Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico; Techsphere, Peru
  • Dostin
    Brookes, Pakistan
  • Dostol
    Grünenthal, Ecuador
  • Ectrin
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Edotin
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Erdine
    Daewoo, South Korea
  • Erdobat
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Erdoin
    Hanmi, South Korea
  • Erdomed
    Angelini, Czech Republic; Angelini Pharma Österreich, Romania; Angelini Pharma Österreich, Slovakia; Angelini Pharma Polska, Poland
  • Erdomed 175mg/5ml
    Medicom, Bulgaria
  • Erdomed 225mg
    Medicom, Bulgaria
  • Erdomed 300 mg
    Angelini Pharma, Hungary; Medicom, Bulgaria
  • Erdomex
    Simex, Indonesia
  • Erdopect
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Erdos
    Daewoong, Thailand
  • Erdosteina Edmond Pharma
    Edmond Pharma, Italy
  • Erdostin
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Erdotin
    Edmond Pharma, Israel; Edmond Pharma, Italy; Galen, United Kingdom; Galen, Ireland; Rottapharm, Italy
  • Erpect
    Kukje, South Korea
  • Ertusin
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Ethiros
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Evosten
    Eczacibasi Ilac Pazarlama, Turkey
  • Fudostin
    Futamed, Indonesia
  • He Tan
    Kang Le Pharmaceutical zhe jiang, China
  • Lactrin
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Lu Chang
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Medisteine
    Promed Rahardjo, Indonesia
  • Milid
    Delta, Portugal
  • Mucodox
    Meda Pharma, Belgium
  • Mucodox 300mg
    Meda, Luxembourg
  • Mucofor 300mg
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Mucotec
    GNP, Egypt
  • Mucotein
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Muctrien
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Recustein
    Landson, Indonesia
  • SP Edonal
    Shinpoong Daewoo Pharma, Vietnam
  • Tantong
    Xian Haixin, China
  • Theovix
    Bros, Greece
  • Vectrine
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia; Negma, France
  • Vestein
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Vostrin
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Zertin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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