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Ethacridine (International)

Note: In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent

Chemical Name

3,9-Acridinediamine, 7-etoxy-

Foreign Names

  • Ethacridinum (Latin)
  • Ethacridin (German)
  • Ethacridine (French)
  • Etacridina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acrinol Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Ethacridine (OS: BAN)
  • Éthacridine (OS: DCF)
  • Ethacridine Lactate (OS: BANM)
  • Acrinoli lactas (IS)
  • Aethacridinum lacticum (IS)
  • Ethodin (IS)
  • Acrinol Hydrate (PH: JP XVII)
  • Ethacridine lactate monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Ethacridine Lactate Monohydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Ethacridini lactas monohydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Acrinol
    Kenei Sakai Seiyaku, Japan; Kozakai Seiyaku, Japan; Mylan Seiyaku, Japan; Tokai Seiyaku, Japan; Yamazen Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol 0.1%
    Kenei Sakai Seiyaku, Japan; Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nikko Seiyaku, Japan; Nippon Shinyaku, Japan; Nipro, Japan; Showa Seiyaku, Japan; Taisei Yakuhin, Japan; Toho, Japan; Tokai Seiyaku, Japan; Yakuhan Seiyaku, Japan; Yoshida Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol 0.2%
    Kenei Sakai Seiyaku, Japan; Taisei Yakuhin, Japan; Yakuhan Seiyaku, Japan; Yamazen Seiyaku, Japan; Yoshida Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol 0.5%
    Yoshida Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol and Zinc Oxide [+ Zinc Oxide]
    Yoshida Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol Hydrate
    Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nikko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Antidiarrheal [+ Berberine]
    The Central, Taiwan
  • Liverall 0.2%
    Tatsumi Yakuhin, Japan
  • Pyorex
    Bailly-Creat, Tunisia
  • Aborcin
    Samarth, India
  • Abortil
    Troikaa, India
  • Acridinpulver [veterinary use]
    WDT, Germany
  • Acridinsalbe [veterinary use]
    WDT, Germany
  • Acrinol Hoei
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol Kenei
    Kenei Sakai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol Kozakai M
    Kozakai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Acrinol Yakuhan
    Yakuhan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Aethacridin. lactic. sol. Bichsel
    Grosse Apotheke Dr. G. Bichsel, Switzerland
  • Berbenol [+ Berberine]
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Bi Fen
    Shen Yang Hua Yi Pharm, China
  • Ethacridine-Ji Xiang Pharm
    Jiangxi Pharmchemical, China
  • JBL Fungol Plus 250 [+ Malachite Green, + Povidone-Iodine] für Zierfische [veterinary use]
    Keller, Switzerland
  • NeoChinosol
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Otocuril [+ Phenazone, + Sulfathiazole]
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Rivanol
    Dermapharm, Germany; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Rivanol 0,1g
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Rivanol 0.1%
    Coel, Poland; Dermapharm, Germany; Prolab, Poland
  • Rivanol 1,0g
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Rivanol Chemax Pharma
    Chemax Pharma, Bulgaria
  • Rivanol Galen-Pharma
    Galen, Bulgaria
  • Rivanol VT
    Veta Pharma, Bulgaria
  • Rivanolum 0.1%
    Amara, Poland
  • Rivanolum VP
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Rivel
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Rywanol 0.1%
    Hasco-Lek, Poland
  • Sera omnipur [+ Acriflavinium, + Aminoacridine, + Malachite Green] [veterinary use]
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Solutio Rivanoli
    Eubiotics, Georgia
  • Solutio Rivanoli 0.1%
    Nobel, Georgia; Officina, Georgia
  • Solutio Rivanoli Kupro
    Kupro, Bulgaria
  • Solutio Rivanoli SZ
    Saira Zagore, Bulgaria
  • Solutio Rivanoli-Flo
    Flora-02, Bulgaria
  • Tannacomp [+ Albumin Tannate]
    Medice, Germany


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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