Skip to Content




ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Hemostatic agent, local


Chemical Name

Purified protein obtained either by partial acid hydrolysis (type A), partial alkaline hydrolysis (type B) or enzymatic hydrolysis of collagen from animals; it may also be a mixture of different types

Foreign Names

  • Gelatina (Latin)
  • Gelatine (German)
  • Gélatine (French)
  • Gelatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Gelatin (OS: JAN)
  • Gélatine (OS: DCF)
  • Gelatina alba (IS)
  • Gelatina animalis (IS)
  • UNII-2G86QN327L (IS)
  • Gelatin (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, NF 32, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Gelatina (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Gelatine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Gélatine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Purified Gelatin (PH: JP XVI)
  • Gelatine Polysuccinat zur parenteralen Anwendung (IS)
  • Gelofusin (IS)
  • Modified fluid gelatin (IS)
  • Modifizierte Gelatine (IS)

Brand Names

  • Gelfoam
    Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, New Zealand
  • Geloplasma
    Fresenius Kabi, Austria
  • Haemaccel
    Aventis Pharma, Greece
  • Gelfilm
    Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Gelfoam
    Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Spongel
    Astellas, Japan
  • Tanagel Papeles
    Durban, Spain
  • Eufusin
    Medacta Italia, Italy
  • Gelafundin
    B. Braun, Germany; B. Braun, Georgia; Buminusantara Bestari Perkasa/B Braun, Indonesia; Pisa, Mexico
  • Gelafusal
    Bernburg, Germany; Biomed, New Zealand
  • Gelofusin
    B. Braun, Austria
  • Gelofusine
    B. Braun, Italy; B. Braun, Poland; B. Braun, Serbia; B. Braun, Slovenia; B. Braun, Thailand; B. Braun Medical, Bulgaria; B. Braun Medical, Denmark; B. Braun Medical, Ecuador; B. Braun Medical, Netherlands; B. Braun Medical, Romania; B. Braun Medical, Tunisia; Biomed, New Zealand
  • Gelofusine (Gelatin and Sodium Chloride)
    B. Braun, Sweden
  • Geloplasma
    Fresenius Kabi, Netherlands
  • Infuplas
    Fresenius Kabi, Italy
  • Isoplex
    Beacon, United Kingdom
  • Volplex
    Beacon, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
NFThe National Formulary (USA)
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Click for further information on drug naming conventions and International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.