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Ethiodized Oil (131I)



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent: Radioactive isotope

Chemical Name

Fatty acids, poppy seed-oil, Et esters, iodinated, labeled wit iodine-131

Foreign Name

  • Ethiodat [131I]-Öl (German)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Lipiodol
    Guerbet, Austria; Guerbet, Australia; Guerbet, Belgium; Guerbet, Canada; Guerbet, Czech Republic; Guerbet, Germany; Guerbet, Israel; Guerbet, Turkey; Guerbet, United States; Guerbet Nederland B.V., Netherlands; Obex Medical Ltd, New Zealand; ViCare Medical, Denmark
  • Lipiodol 4.8g/10ml
    Guerbet, Switzerland
  • Lipiodol 480mgl/ml
    Guerbet, Luxembourg


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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