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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

5-Pyrimidinamine, 1,3-bis(2-etylhexyl)hexahydro-5-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Hexetidinum (Latin)
  • Hexetidin (German)
  • Hexétidine (French)
  • Hexetidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Esetidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Hexetidine (OS: BAN)
  • Hexétidine (OS: DCF)
  • Hexetidin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hexetidine (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hexétidine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hexetidinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Actigrip Gola
    Johnson & Johnson, Italy
  • Bactidol
    Johnson & Johnson, Hong Kong; Johnson & Johnson, Philippines; Johnson & Johnson, Singapore
  • Belosept
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Buchex Forte (Hexetidine and Benzydamine)
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Bucosept
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Collu-Hextril
    Johnson & Johnson, France; Johnson & Johnson, Portugal
  • Dermocil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Drossadin
    Drossapharm, Switzerland
  • Duphaderm (Hexetidine and Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, France
  • Duranil
    Elea, Argentina
  • Hexadol
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Hexalen
    Johnson & Johnson, Greece
  • Hexétidine Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Hexétidine EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Hexétidine Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Hexétidine Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Hexoral
    Famar, Bulgaria; Hemofarm, Serbia; Hemofarm Vršac, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Latvia; Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; McNeil, Estonia; McNeil, Lithuania; McNeil, Romania; McNeil CH, Germany
  • Hextril
    Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Johnson & Johnson, France; Johnson & Johnson, Portugal; Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Netherlands; McNeil, Belgium
  • Isozid-H (Hexetidine and Propanol)
    Gebro, Austria
  • Oraldene
    McNeil, United Kingdom; McNeil, Ireland; McNeil, Malta; Medicem, Malta
  • Oraldine
    Johnson & Johnson, Ecuador; Johnson & Johnson, Peru; Johnson & Johnson, South Africa
  • Rinsidin
    Pharmaline, Lebanon
  • Stomatidin
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Stopangin
    Ivax, Russian Federation; Ivax, Slovakia; S.C. Slavia Pharma, Georgia; Teva, Czech Republic
  • Triocil (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia; Provet, New Zealand
  • Vagi-Hex
    Assos, Turkey; Drossapharm, Switzerland; Drossapharm, Germany

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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