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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
  • Dostein
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Dostol
    Grünenthal, Ecuador
  • Ectrin
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Edopect
    Erlimpex, Indonesia
  • Edotin
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Erdine
    Daewoo, South Korea
  • Erdobat
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Erdoin
    Hanmi, South Korea
  • Erdomed
    Angelini Pharma Polska, Poland; CSC, Hungary; CSC, Romania; Medicom, Bulgaria; Medicom, Czech Republic; Medicom, Georgia; Medicom, Slovakia
  • Erdomed 3.5%
    Medicom, Slovakia
  • Erdomex
    Simex, Indonesia
  • Erdopect
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Erdos
    Daewoong, Thailand
  • Erdostin
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Erdotin
    Edmond Pharma, Israel; Galen, United Kingdom; Galen, Ireland; Orion, Denmark; Rottapharm, Italy
  • Erpect
    Kukje, South Korea
  • Ertusin
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Esteclin
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico; Italpharma, Italy
  • Ethiros
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Evosten
    Eczacibasi, Turkey
  • Fluidasa
    Montpellier, Argentina
  • He Tan
    Kangle Pharmaceutical, China
  • Lactrin
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Lu Chang
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Milid
    Delta, Portugal
  • Mucodox
    Madaus, Belgium
  • Mucofor
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Mucotec
    Al Hikma, Oman; GNP, Egypt
  • Mucotein
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Recustein
    Landson, Indonesia
  • SP Edonal
    Shinpoong Daewoo, Vietnam
  • Tantong
    Xian Haixin, China
  • Theovix
    Bros, Greece
  • Vectrine
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia; Dexa Medica, Vietnam; 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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